LCSO: 1 man hospitalized, shooting investigation ongoing

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LENOIR CITY, Tenn. (WATE) — The Loudon County Sheriff’s Office said a man had been hospitalized and a person of interest was in custody for questioning following a shooting in northern Loudon County.

According to LCSO, at approximately 6:22 p.m., LCSO patrol deputies were dispatched to a residence on Ford Road in northern Loudon County after Loudon County E-911 received a call reporting a man had been shot.

Responding deputies found a man suffering from gunshot wounds in the yard where the 911 call originated and he was taken to a Knoxville hospital.

LCSO said a person of interest is in custody and being questioned at this time. LCSO’s Criminal Investigation Detectives were on scene and the investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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