UPDATE: TBI asked to investigate shooting death of 19-year-old in Rockwood

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ROCKWOOD, Tenn. (WATE) – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Rockwood Police Department are investigating a shooting death early Tuesday morning of a 19-year-old man.

Rockwood Police found George Fleagal II, 19, with a gunshot wound to the chest around 12:19 a.m.

CPR was attempted, but Fleagal was pronounced dead at the scene in the 200 block of Ridge Avenue.

Police are looking for a man for questioning who may have information about the case.

The TBI was called in to investigate the man’s death at the request of 9th District Attorney General Russell Johnson, said Josh DeVine of the TBI.

TBI agents are working alongside the Rockwood Police and the homicide investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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