TV Weatherman Is Recovering After Being Shot In The Chest With A Crossbow

Crossbow Weatherman

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A Tennesee weatherman is recovering after being shot in the chest with a crossbow by a stalker, according to TriCities.com.Rob Williams, 43, was home early Monday morning when 53-year-old Gerald Taylor allegedly broke in and hit Batot with the medieval weapon and shot at him with a pistol. Taylor fled on foot and Batot was able to call police, who found Taylor hiding in a boat dock under the house. After a brief standoff, Taylor was tased and brought into custody.

Williams said in a statement last night he is recovering:

I wish to thank everyone for their concern as I recover.

I am working with police as they continue their investigation into this matter.

I’m looking forward to returning on air very soon.

Again, thank you for your good wishes.

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