CLAY COUNTY, Tennessee — Three people were shot Monday morning at a residence in Clay County, Tennessee, where a school bus driver pulled up to the scene and provided aid.
The incident was reported at a home on Crabtree Creek Road and North Fork Road in Whitleyville. A school bus driver called 9-1-1 after he or she pulled up to a stop and realized there had been an incident in the home.
Initial reports indicated that the shooting happened on a school bus. However, Clay County School officials confirmed the incident did not happen on the bus.
The bus driver gave aid to at least one person in the home.
At least two of the victims were airlifted to Nashville for treatment. A third person was transported by ambulance.
. @nc5 has confirmed this chopper had a patient from Clay Co. on board. We’re working to confirm all of the details, but we know a Clay Co. school bus driver rendered aid to a shooting victim while on their scheduled bus route. pic.twitter.com/BjCFsIBYaZ
— Blayke Roznowski (@NC5_Blayke) October 29, 2018
Neither their names nor ages were immediately known.
Schools in the area have been placed on precautionary soft lockdown.
A description of the suspect was limited. However, authorities said they're looking for a white male wearing camouflage.