Police are looking for a man accused of shooting a man and assaulting two other people at a residence in Putnam County on Friday night. According to officials with the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the shooting at a residence on Bunker Hill Road around 10 p.m. A 26-year-old man from White County was found with a gunshot wound. He was transported to Cookeville Regional Medical Center and later Vanderbilt University Medical Center with critical injuries. He is now in stable condition. A 31-year-old woman and a 31-year-old male also received non-life threatening injuries from an assault related to the shooting. (…) However, investigators identified 38-year-old Avert Lee “Kojak” Johnson as the suspect after interviewing multiple witnesses at the scene. (…) Officials said Johnson has a lengthy criminal history in Putnam County, including convictions for assault, drug possession, weapon possession and traffic offenses. He is also affiliated with the white-supremacist prison gang, Aryan Brotherhood.
White supremacist gang member wanted for shooting in Putnam County
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