Incident

7-08-2017 Tennessee Greeneville 1-1

Location

July 08, 2017

573 Warrensburg Road
Greeneville, Tennessee
Geolocation: 36.1411, -82.8806

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Wesley Blaine Banther
  • Age: 17
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)

Notes

Teen fatally shot self while holding gun at home with other family members.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Shotgun
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 1
State Senate District: 1
State House District: 5