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Suspect, victim dead after Gallatin shooting, two others injured

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Posted at 8:27 AM, Aug 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-07 11:53:37-04

GALLATIN, Tenn. (WTVF) — Three people were shot in Gallatin Saturday morning. One victim has died. The suspect has also been found dead.

Gallatin police responded to reports of multiple shots fire in the area of Maple Street and Spencer Street. When officers arrived, they found one victim.

Officers then received another report of shots fired at Elleta Avenue. There, a second victim was found.

The suspect, Kevin Johnson, was seen running toward Boles Street, where he barricaded in a home.

Gallatin police later found Johnson dead. No details about how he died were offered. The investigation is still active.

Before officers found Johnson dead, they had evacuated nearby residents from their homes.

THP and the Sumner County Sheriff's Office assisted in the response to the shootings.

This story will be updated as more information is made available.