THP: Man shot at I-40 rest stop in Cumberland County - WSMV News 4

THP: Man shot at I-40 rest stop in Cumberland County

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The rest stop was closed for several hours as police conducted an investigation. (WSMV) The rest stop was closed for several hours as police conducted an investigation. (WSMV)
CROSSVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating a shooting at a rest stop on Interstate 40 in Cumberland County.

Investigators said the shooting happened at the rest area at exit 324 near Crossville around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The victim, 39-year-old Chadwick Barnthouse of Virginia, was shot in the chest and hand. He was airlifted to a Knoxville hospital. His condition is unknown at this time, but investigators said he is alive.

The suspect is described as a while male who is 6’ tall and bald. He was wearing a dark-colored shirt. He is still at large, but investigators said he is not a danger to the public and this was a single act.

THP said it is unclear if the suspect and victim knew each other.

I-40 East was shut down while a helicopter landed to transport the victim. It has since reopened.

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