Property line dispute blamed in fatal shooting

Property line dispute blamed in fatal shooting

August 19th, 2012 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

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.