1 dead in Putnam County shooting

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PUTNAM COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – One person is dead after a shooting in Putnam County Saturday afternoon.

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office says at around 2:30 p.m. deputies and Monterey police officers responded to a call for a shooting at a county owned waste management facility, located in the 2700 block of Old Walton Road.

Investigators say 59-year-old Jimmy Doc Gibson, of Monterey, Tennessee died as a result of the shooting. The crime scene is being worked as a homicide. A person of interest has also been questioned regarding the shooting.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) is helping with the investigation, according to the sheriff’s office.

News 2 is tracking homicides investigated by the Metro Nashville Police Department for the year 2021. Click the image above to view the interactive Homicide Tracker.

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