Police: Woman shot with BB gun during robbery


The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office is investigating an overnight robbery and shooting involving a BB gun which happened around 4:30 a.m. Monday on Early Branch Road.

According to authorities, the victim told deputies that a man with two women kicked in her front door, shot her twice with a BB gun, stole her purse, and fled the scene on foot.

The woman had a BB gunshot wound to the right side of her neck and left side of her chest. She was taken to the hospital. There is no word on her condition.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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