Evidence still being gathered in Monterey shooting death

Putnam County Sheriff's Office releases updated press release


(Feb. 22, 2021) - In reference to the shooting incident that occurred at the county owned waste management facility on 2730 Old Walton Road in Monterey this weekend, Putnam County Sheriff’s Office Investigators have obtained and are still obtaining evidence related to the shooting, including crime scene evidence such as video, witness statements, and all other evidence.

All evidence will be collected and presented to District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway. Evidence will be reviewed by the District Attorney’s office at which time his office will determine if charges will be filed.

On Feb. 20, 2021, Putnam County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Monterey Police Officers responded to a call concerning a shooting incident at the waste management facility. Putnam County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrived on the scene shortly after the shooting and began working the crime scene as a homicide. Tennessee Highway Patrol Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) is also assisting with the investigation. Jimmy Doc Gibson, 59, of Monterey, Tennessee died as the result of the shooting incident.


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