Man wanted in Weakley Co., Tenn, accused of shooting another man with ‘sawed-off shotgun’

Man wanted in Weakley Co., Tenn, accused of shooting another man with ‘sawed-off shotgun’
Joseph L. Brown is wanted in connection to a shooting on Saturday, October 24. (Source: Weakley County Sheriff's Department)

WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. (KFVS) - A man is wanted after deputies say he hot a man with a sawed-off shotgun.

Joseph L. Brown, 32, is wanted on an arrest warrant for attempted first-degree murder.

According to the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department, a confrontation at a home on the Tennessee side of Dukedom on Saturday, October 24 between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. resulted in the shooting of 24-year-old Tyler Forrester.

Deputies say he was shot in the driveway of his home with what was described as a sawed-off shotgun. He was taken to a hospital in St. Louis, Mo.

Currently, deputies say he is believed to have non-life threatening injuries.

Brown left the scene and has not been found.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, you are asked to call your local law enforcement or the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department at 731-364-5454.

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