Woman found shot, killed in mobile home park in Blountville

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SULLIVAN COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office officials confirmed a woman was found shot and killed in Blountville.

According to SCSO officials, the woman’s body was found with a gunshot wound outside of a trailer on Shipley Ferry Road

The weapon was also found at the scene.

The call about the shooting came in just before 11:30 a.m.

Around 20 SCSO deputies responded to the scene and a coroner has been called to the area.

Kristen Quon with the SCSO tells us it’s still an active investigation. “Detectives are working on interviewing witnesses as well as family members that kind of thing but still unsure of what we can release at this time. The coroners office will arrive later today and an autopsy will be performed,” Quon said.

The sheriff’s office deputies are on-scene and are currently investigating the woman’s death as a homicide.

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