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Shooting investigated

Shooting investigated

Posted: Monday, February 8, 2010 4:01 pm

 The Messenger, February 8, 2010

A Union City man sustained a gunshot wound Sunday night.

Charles Roy Lassiter, 33, of 515 South First St., Union City, was transported by ambulance to the local hospital and then airlifted to Regional Medical Center in Memphis for treatment, according to a Union City Police Department report.

Police had responded about 9:37 p.m. Sunday to a call at 612 Mercer St. in reference to a man having sustained a wound from a shotgun. Upon arrival, officers observed Lassiter leaning against a vehicle in the driveway of 614 Mercer St. He had sustained what appeared to be a shotgun blast to the left side of his chest, police reported.

The incident remains under investigation.

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