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Kingsport woman charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting at son

Rain Smith • Dec 10, 2012 at 10:28 AM

KINGSPORT — A 63-year-old Kingsport woman has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly firing a gun at her son and later claiming she was attempting to scare him away from her home.

The Sullivan County Sheriff's office reports the incident occurred shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday at 144 Brooklawn Drive. The alleged victim told police he was attempting to retrieve some of his belongings from his mother, Wilma Harrison, who would not let him inside.

The man stated that as he walked away from the residence Harrison fired a shot at him with a gun. SCSO Deputies responded, with Harrison reportedly denying having a firearm.