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Man Found Dead In Johnson City Street, Shot Several Times

By Preston Ayres, payres@wcyb.com
Published On: Jul 30 2011 10:37:23 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 30 2011 10:39:04 AM CDT
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -

Johnson City Police are asking for help after a man is found dead with several gunshot wounds in the middle of the street.

The body of 25-year-old Gary Couch was found just after 4:00 AM Saturday morning near the intersection of Quarry Road and South Roan Street.

Officers say Couch had been shot several time; he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators say Couch was last seen in the downtown area and had been seen leaving Numan's Billiards about an hour before being found shot.

Mr. Couch was wearing a white tank-top t-shirt, blue jeans, white tennis shoes, and a red baseball cap.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Johnson City Police Criminal Investigations (423) 434-6166.