The death of 69-year-old Roger Kelley has been ruled a homicide, according to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.
Kelley was shot at about 5 p.m. in the 1600 block of Hotwater Road on Mowbray Mountain on Sunday.
A medical examiner's report determined Kelley died as a result of the gunshot wound, which is why investigators are now treating it as a homicide.
No suspect has been detained or apprehended at this time, according to a news release.
Anyone with any information regarding this shooting is asked to contact the sheriff's office criminal investigations division at 423-209-8940.
This incident remains an active investigation.
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