Rogersville man charged with attempted first-degree murder


A Rogersville man is behind bars after police say they found another man with multiple gunshot wounds on the front porch of a Thorps Chapel Road house Saturday afternoon.

According to Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson, deputies found a man with multiple gunshot wounds to his left side and was taken to Holton Valley Medical Center in Kingsport and is in serious condition.

Authorities have charged 45-year-old Jimmy Dwayne Taylor with attempted first-degree murder. Taylor is due in Hawkins County General Sessions Court Monday.