CCSO: Claiborne County man charged in shooting death of father

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CUMBERLAND GAP, Tenn. (WATE) – A Claiborne County man is charged in the shooting death of his father. The incident stemmed from a domestic violence situation that occurred Friday night.

Daniel Ely, 44, was charged with criminal homicide after shooting his father, Ren David Ely, 76.

The incident happened on Cumberland Estates Road. 

According to CCSO, detectives responded to the scene where they discovered Ren with gunshot wounds, Ren later died. 

CCSO also saying this is an open investigation and more details will be provided. 

WATE 6 On Your Side will continue to follow this developing story and bring any new updates. 

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