ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) — Elizabethton police say one person is dead and another is charged with murder after a shooting Thursday afternoon.
Officers responded around 2:45 p.m. to a home in the 1000 block of Oak Street where they found someone rendering aid to a man who had been shot. The victim, identified as Anthony D. Guy, 32 of Elizabethton, died after he was taken to a hospital, according to the police department.
Police said another man at the scene, Ryan D. Williams, 27 of Bluff City, identified himself as the shooter.
According to the police department, Williams and Guy knew each other. Police said Guy slapped Williams during an argument and Williams shot Guy in the chest with a handgun.
Williams was charged with first-degree murder and transported to the Carter County Jail.