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This story was updated at 3:29 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, with more information.

A man is in custody after a deadly shooting early Thursday in Bradley County. 

Deputies responded to a report of a shooting incident at a home in the 1000 block of Upper River Road in Charleston, Tennessee, shortly after 1 a.m., according to a news release from the Bradley County Sheriff's Office.

At the scene, 34-year-old Adam Herron told detectives that he had awaken to a male subject, identified as William Pappageorge, inside his home and dragging him off the bed by his feet and toward the front door a short distance away. Herron said he then grabbed a shotgun, which he kept under his pillow, and fired one shot at the male, who fell off the porch.

Herron told detectives the gun belonged to his father, but as a convicted felon, Heron is prohibited from possessing a firearm, the release states.  

EMS arrived on scene and pronounced Pappageorge dead.

Herron is currently being held in the Bradley County Jail on a $10,000 bond. He has been charged with prohibited weapon and unlawful possession of a firearm.

The incident is still under investigation.

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