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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Fine shooting incident
Two individuals face charges following a shooting incident Wednesday evening at a residence on Epley Road in Newport. Cocke County Deputy Sgt. Mx laughter said he responded to the 11 pm incident, to find that Joshton Andrew Fine, 22, of Knoxville had been taken to the Newport Medical Center by private vehicle. A female at the scene, Angela Thompson, a resident of the home, told officers she was in her bedroom when she heard a "pop", and found Fine standing in the hallway with a gunshot wound to the face. She said she and Fine were the only occupants of the home at the time of the shooting. The woman admitted to earlier using methamphetamine. Later Michael Paul Runyon, 40, Edwards Way, Newport, told investigators that several people were in the home when the shooting occurred. He said Fine was seated at the kitchen table when he shot himself in the face. A search of Thompson's room revealed multiple needles and syringes, as well as Xanax.She is charged with Possession of Xanax and Drug Paraphernalia, as well as Filing a False Police Report. Runyon was taken into custody on five outstanding warrants charging him with Child Support and Failure to Appear violations. Fine was flown to the UT Medical Center and at last report was in the Trauma Center ICU.


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