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Student

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#1 Jan 29, 2010
Does anyone know who was shot tonight?

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#2 Jan 29, 2010
From a friend of a friend (who has a scanner), it happened on Wade Wiley Road. A 17 yo shot his father. On the 911 call, the boy said that he was protecting his mother. The dad died.

That's all I know, and it came from someone else who heard it on the scanner. Very sad.
takes alot of adrinaline

Martin, TN

#3 Jan 29, 2010
I heard it on my scanner sometime after 11 pm. I didn't hear the age of the son. I couldn't help but pray for the family. You never know what is going on in some homes. Self-defense is hopefully going to be used in this case. Poor guy was taking up for his mom, he should be recognized and taken care by our local counselors somehow. There is no telling what him and his mom went through with this tragedy. Just be there for them to help out in anyway. They are human like us that have obviously went through alot of pain. Pray for them, DEAR FRIEND!
UNSURE

United States

#4 Jan 29, 2010
There is a rumor that this was Polly Putnam's(ex OCCHS teacher) son, shot his dad as he was attempting to harm or kill him and his mom.THIS IS A RUMOR!!!!,not sure if there is any truth to it, If so..Bless his heart!!! Been tryin to find out as We know alot of 17yr olds in troy area..Not to get in on gossip..If anyone knows any absolute facts, please post...
guest

Martin, TN

#5 Jan 29, 2010
it was hunter putman he shot his dad defending hsi mom!
true

Paducah, KY

#6 Jan 29, 2010
Yes it was Polly's husband, found out about an hour ago for sure that's who it was
Curious

United States

#7 Jan 29, 2010
guest wrote:
it was hunter putman he shot his dad defending hsi mom!
You know this for a fact or just heard it?
guest

Martin, TN

#8 Jan 29, 2010
umm beings he is my cousin its a fact read the news!!
christiangirl

Milan, TN

#9 Jan 29, 2010
hunter putmans mom was not polly putman.
curious 2

United States

#10 Jan 29, 2010
Well guest. Hate to tell ya but Hunters Step grandmother, mother of Hunters step dad, is at work today and she said her son was perfectly fine. I suggest you stop spreading rumors. It was NOT Vince that was shot and killed. The kid's name that did the shooting does not even begin with the letter H.
Anonymous

Memphis, TN

#11 Jan 29, 2010
I received a phone call less than an hour ago and it's pretty straight that it was Polly's son who did the shooting. His name is definitely not 'Hunter.' I know everyone is curious and/or in shock over this. If anyone watched earlier local news on TV, they showed the location of the shooting, and if you know the family personally, you would recognize this location. Please pray for the family.
girl

Union City, TN

#12 Jan 29, 2010
Vernon Putman was the man that was killed. Don't know the sons name.
takes alot of adrinaline

Martin, TN

#13 Jan 29, 2010
I just heard it on the internet last night. I haven't found anything out official (factual)yet.
oh no

Jackson, TN

#14 Jan 29, 2010
Please tell me his name does not begin with a J
Anonymous

Memphis, TN

#15 Jan 29, 2010
Do you know for a fact that it was Vernon? If it was Vernon, the son's name is CJ.
takes alot of adrinaline

Martin, TN

#16 Jan 29, 2010
no names were mentioned on the scanner last night
Anonymous

Memphis, TN

#17 Jan 29, 2010
They won't mention names on the scanner. This info is coming from inside sources.
Jelvis

Fayetteville, TN

#18 Jan 29, 2010
Just heard the details on the radio. Yes, it was Vernon.
guest731

Union City, TN

#19 Jan 29, 2010
its in the messenger today as a Vernon man who was shot by his son for threating to kill both of them. apperently the man told the son to kneel down and pointed the gun at him and told him he was fixing to meet his god. Now this is all in the messenger today front page and I know it is because i printed it. So not trying to spread any rumors.
guest

Sheridan, AR

#20 Jan 29, 2010
Anybody know if this family had these kind of problems before?

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