Man arrested after firing gunshots into two Carter County homes

From Staff Reports

   A Johnson City man was arrested early Monday morning and charged with four felony offenses after he reportedly drove past two Carter County residences and fired shots into both.
   James P. Martin, 51, 1120 E. Market St., Johnson City, was arrested at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Monday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Larry Robbins and charged with four counts of felony reckless endangerment.
   According to reports, Robbins responded to a residence on Big Springs Road in Carter County and spoke with three people at that residence who had been inside at the time of the shooting. It was also discovered in the course of the investigation that another shot had been fired into a residence on Hidden Oaks Drive, but the residence was unoccupied at the time.
   During the course of the investigation, witnesses at the scene implicated Martin as a suspect. He was subsequently arrested at his residence in Johnson City.
   According to the report by Robbins, evidence linking Martin to the crime was discovered in his vehicle.
   Martin was transported to the Carter County Jail where he is currently being held in lieu of a $60,000 bond.