Local shooting; victim taken to area hospital

Officer Cory Stroman
Public Information Officer

In the early hours of Sunday morning, just after midnight Officers of the Sweetwater Police Department responded to a report of a Burglary in Progress in the 1100 Block of Elm Street, at approximately the same time, an additional call was received from the area advising there was a subject who had been shot and was requesting medical assistance.
Officers arrived and began an investigation. The subject was transported to Hendrick Medical Center where he is listed in critical but stable condition.
At this time there are multiple aspects of this investigation that are still being considered and thus information is limited due to the ongoing investigation.
Additional details will be released as the investigation unfolds.