Sevier County man killed in shooting; person of interest in custody

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Deputies in Sevier County are investigating after a man was shot to death Monday afternoon.

The Sevier County Sheriff’s Office says they were called to Bob Hollow Road just outside the Sevierville city limits just after 3 p.m. for a person who had been shot. When they arrived, they found Billy J. Huskey, 75, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Huskey was taken to UT Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Deputies say a person of interest has been taken into custody on unrelated charges. The investigation is ongoing.

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