Kingsport Man Arrested In J.C. On Felony Assault Charges
With the help of video surveillance, Johnson City Police arrest a Kingsport man for allegedly pointing a gun at the victim and then threatening to kill him. Elliot Lopez was arrested after the victim told police of the assault. Officers with the Johnson City Police Department obtained video of the area and identified the suspect as Lopez. Lopez was in possession of a handgun that matched the description given by the victim. A records check also revealed Lopez was previously convicted of felony charges that prevented him from carrying a firearm. Lopez awaits an arraignment hearing on Monday.