Victim identified in Smith Co.shooting, suspect charged with murder

One person died and another is in jail after a shooting in Smith County early Sunday morning.

Smith County Sheriff's office deputies and EMS responded to a shooting at a residence in the 8800 block of Deerwood Drive in Smith County early Sunday morning.

They found 19-year-old Andrew Carpenter with a gunshot wound and witnesses performing CPR. Carpenter was transported to a local hospital, but did not survive.

Martin Wesley Reynolds, 21, was identified as a suspect in the shooting after he arrived at a hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg.

Reynolds was treated for his injury, then transported to the Smith County Jail where he remains, charged with murder on a $750,000 bond.

This case remains under investigation.

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