published Sunday, August 19th, 2012

Property line dispute blamed in fatal shooting

Three family members were killed and another injured Friday afternoon after a gunman opened fire in their Polk County home.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Kristin Helm told Channel 3 that there was a property line dispute within the family, and that there have been previous issues among family members.

The Polk County Sheriff's Office and TBI are investigating the case and have a suspect in custody. The shooting happened near Copperhill, off George Road.

No names had been released as of Saturday night.

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