Carter County: Man who shot, stabbed victim charged with attempted second-degree murder
A man is charged with attempted second-degree murder in Carter County after he reportedly stabbed and shot a woman. According to a report from the Carter County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a home on Blue Springs Road late Wednesday night, where they found a female victim holding the side of her head and neck, covered in blood.
Initially, the victim refused to tell officers who hurt her, stating “he would come back and kill her and the kids”. She finally admitted to a deputy that the man who attacked her was Lanny “Bubba” Markland, 40. The victim was taken to Johnson City Medical Center via med-flight and Markland is charged with attempted second-degree murder.
(Image: Carter County Sheriff’s office)