Man accused of starting fire, shooting gun inside Whitehaven home

Man accused of starting fire, shooting gun inside Whitehaven home

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A man is in custody, accused of firing shots and starting a fire inside a home.

Police were called to the scene sometime near 10:30 Tuesday night at Neely Road and Fairway Avenue in Whitehaven.

Officers said they received a call from a woman inside the home, and when they got there, heard gunshots.

During the commotion, a fire also started inside the home.

Officers were able to get everyone out of the home safely with no injuries.

The identity of the man in custody has not yet been released.

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