LAWRENCE COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — One man was reportedly killed in a domestic-related shooting in Lawrenceburg early Monday morning.
The shooting happened around 3 a.m. at the Veterans Park on Hayes Avenue.
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The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office reported one person was killed in the shooting, which was described as “loosely domestic related.”
The victim was identified by the Lawrenceburg Police Department as 44-year-old Anthony Ferro of Leoma. Investigators determined Ferro was shot by William Jay Couch, 33, also from Leoma.
Couch was arrested by Lawrenceburg detectives, booked into the Lawrence County Jail, and charged with first-degree murder, officials said. His bond was set at $500,000.
According to police, “this WAS NOT a random incident of violence and there is absolutely no danger to the public.”
No additional information was immediately released.