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2 Charged In Drug-Related Shooting In Gallatin

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Jackie Augustus Persley Jackie Augustus Persley
Thomas Scott Thomas Scott
Allison “House” Lawrence Allison “House” Lawrence

GALLATIN, Tenn. – Two people have been arrested in connection with a drug-related shooting in Gallatin on Wednesday night.

Gallatin Police arrested 27-year-old Jackie Augustus Persley and 24-year-old Thomas Scott around 11 p.m. Thursday.

Police said Scott shot 32-year-old Allison "House" Lawrence when Lawrence and Persley attempted to rob him during a drug deal on Green Leaf Circle. Lawrence was struck once in the face and once in the hip.

Persley was charged with attempted aggravated robbery and Scott was charged with attempted second degree murder. Additional charges may be pending.

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