A 73-year-old Sevier County woman is dead after a shooting early Sunday morning, according to the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office.
A release states that deputies responded to her River Divide Road home at 7:58 a.m. and found her suffering from a gunshot wound. She was transported to Leconte Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.
Deputies detained another individual at the scene. The sheriff office’s investigation is ongoing.
This is a developing story. More details will be added as they are available.