An ambulance waits outside of 9325 Wells Station Road in West Knox County on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, after authorities responded to a fatal shooting of a man at the residence. A couple that lives at the house have been taken in for questioning. (Knox County Sheriff's Office)
A West Knox County homeowner told law enforcement officers he acted in self-defense when he fatally shot a man who he discovered in bed with his girlfriend Thursday morning.
As of yet, no charges have been filed in connection with the shooting, which initially was reported as a domestic disturbance at 7:14 a.m. at 9325 Wells Station Road in the Nicholas Landing subdivision, according to Martha Dooley, Knox County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman.
Officers arrived at the Ball Camp area residence to find a man dead of multiple gunshot wounds, she said. Authorities have yet to release the victim's name, pending positive identification.