BLOUNTVILLE, TN — A Tennessee woman has, months after the initial shooting, been vindicated by a grand jury for her actions, deciding that her actions were in self-defense, according to the Kingsport Times-News reports.
In fact, not only did the jury find that Angela Bennett to be acting in the right, but a grand jury determined that her husband should be charged for his domestic abuse and trying to stop the 911 call Bennett attempted to make to save herself.
Angela Bennett is the secretary for Sullivan County Mayor Richard Venable and is currently running for election to the position of county trustee. On Sunday, Nov. 19, the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office responded to her home in the 400 block of Beck Drive in Piney Flats. Angela’s husband, Michael Bennett, 53, was found with a gunshot wound. He was transported to Johnson City Medical Center for treatment.
Since Angela Bennett’s son is an SCSO deputy, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation was contacted to handle the case. According to the TBI, it was learned that Michael Bennett had threatened his wife with a gun and assaulted her, then broke her phone to prevent her from dialing 911. During the assault, …Read the Rest
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