Police: Juvenile charged in death of Clinton 19-year-old
Clinton Police say a 19-year-old man was found dead inside a home in the 800 block of Fowler Avenue.
CLINTON, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Clinton Police Department was dispatched to Fowler Street in Clinton on the report of a shooting, CPD officials told WVLT News Thursday.
Officers arrived on the scene around 12:30 p.m., officials said, adding that the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is leading the investigation.
Clinton Police Chief Vaughn Becker told WVLT News that when officers arrived on the scene, they found 19-year-old Payton I. Bridges had been shot and was pronounced dead on the scene.
Becker said that Bridges was visiting a friend when he died, and police found two other people inside the home and the parents were not home during the shooting. Police said that the victim and the two others are acquaintances are from the Clinton area.
Clinton Police said a search warrant was served and witnesses were interviewed. At 9:00 a.m. Friday morning, a juvenile was taken into custody and charged with Homicide, Aggravated Assault, Reckless Endangerment, and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon.
This is a developing story.
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