CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 52-year-old woman has died after she was shot inside her Crossville home Tuesday night.
The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said authorities were called to a shooting along Brown Road around 11:10 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25.
When deputies arrived at the scene, they said they discovered the victim, Terri Loretta Pitton, with a gunshot wound. She was taken to an area hospital, where she died from her injuries.
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The investigation into the shooting is still ongoing as the sheriff’s office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) work to gather all relevant information, according to officials.
Pitton was sent to the medical examiner’s office for an autopsy.
The TBI later reported Pitton’s husband, 39-year-old Donald Wayne Jackson, was charged with one count of unlawful carrying or possession of a firearm. He was booked into the Cumberland County Jail on $20,00 bond.
Jackson has a felony criminal history and should not have firearms, according to authorities.
The investigation into Pitton’s death remains active and ongoing.
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