The Latest Information On Shooting Near a Coffee County Cemetery and Church

Male subject airlifted to Erlanger Medical Center.. Photo provided by Barry West

 Robert Travis Rosson was airlifted to Erlanger Medical Center.. Photo provided by Barry West

The Coffee County Sheriff’s department responded to a suspicious person call near the Concord Cemetery and church Thursday morning at 9:46am. When a deputy arrived he discovered a male subject near the church. The man was later identified as Robert Travis Rosson Age 35 with a last known address of Manchester, TN.
According to District Attorney Craig Northcott, Rosson allegedly charged at the deputy with a knife and that’s when the deputy discharged his weapon hitting Rosson.
Rosson was airlifted to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga for treatment of his injuries. The Coffee County deputy was uninjured and the name of the deputy is being withheld at this time.
The Concord Cemetery and church is located at 80 Concord Rd just off Hwy 55 between Manchester and Tullahoma.