Maryville man charged in Blount Co. shooting

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Blount County Sheriff James Lee Berrong said Saturday a 37-year-old Maryville man is charged with criminal homicide in connection with the shooting death of his wife on Thursday.

Authorities are holding Danny Brewer, 37, on a $950,000 bond in the Blount County Correctional Facility pending a hearing in Blount County General Sessions Court at 9 a.m. September 19.

Thursday, deputies with the Blount County Sheriff's Office responded to an apartment shared by the two on Sevier Avenue in Maryville to the call of a shooting.

When deputies arrived, they found Jennifer Brewer, 28, with a gunshot wound. Rural/Metro Ambulance Service took her to  Blount Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division is investigating the homicide.

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Officials with the Blount County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the woman involved who died after a shooting on Sevier Avenue. 

According to officials 28-year-old Jennifer Brewer is now dead after officials took a call which said a woman accidentally shot herself on Thursday.

Officials have taken a man into custody, but no charges have been filed. 

The incident is still under investigation.

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