The suspect in a shooting in LaFollette is behind bars and facing charges for attempted murder.

Police said the incident occurred from what appears to be an domestic situation Tuesday night.

According to LaFollette Police Chief Bill Roehl, the victim, identified by LFD as Deborah Nelson, pulled into the police department's parking lot just before 7 p.m. Tuesday. Nelson arrived with gunshot wounds in her right hand and left forearm.

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Officers began giving Nelson first aid before she was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center ER for treatment.

Police said the suspect, Kenneth Wayne Walden, was taken into custody Tuesday night after a brief search. LPD said he was in a relationship with Nelson's sister and encountered Nelson while in separate vehicles near Claiborne Road in LaFollette.

Police said Walden left the scene after the shooting happened, but they later found his vehicle around the Bethlehem community. Walden reportedly ran the vehicle into a tree shortly after when he sped up and lost control.

Walden was taken to the LaFollette Medical Center for treatment before being released and booked into the Campbell County Jail.

He faces charges for attempted murder, aggravated assault and two counts of reckless endangerment. Police said additional charges are pending.