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A man is dead and another is charged in a July 4 shooting death in Decherd, Tennessee, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Sixty-year-old Gary Lamb had been shot at a residence on West Main Street in Decherd when officers got to the home around 6 p.m. CDT Saturday, TBI spokesperson Susan Niland said in a statement. Lamb had been shot "multiple times," Niland said.

Henry Brown Green Jr., 67, was arrested Sunday on a charge of first-degree murder. Green is being held on a $2 million bond, according to Franklin County Jail records.

TBI agents found that Green allegedly was responsible for the killing, Niland said, but there were no further details available in the statement.

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Photo contributed by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office / Henry Brown Green Jr., 67, is charged with first-degree murder in the July 4, 2020, shooting death of 60-year-old Gary Lamb.

Twelfth Judicial District Attorney General Mike Taylor, who heads the office that oversees cases in the six-county district that includes Franklin County, said Monday that an argument between the two men led to the gunfire.

The shooting happened in the mostly residential 600-700 block area of West Main Street, a four-lane primary route that bisects Decherd and links to U.S. 41.

Taylor said Green and Lamb had become involved in a dispute over property. At some point, Green went back to his home to retrieve a weapon and returned, allegedly shooting Lamb several times, Taylor said.

It was unclear Monday whether Green had an attorney. He faces an Aug. 13 date in Franklin County General Sessions Court.

Contact Ben Benton at bbenton@timesfreepress.com or 423-757-6569. Follow him on Twitter @BenBenton or at www.facebook.com/benbenton1.

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