Cumberland Gap man accused of killing 76-year-old father

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CLAIRBORNE COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) - A Claiborne County man is accused of shooting and killing his father.

According to the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office, Daniel Ely, 44 of Cumberland Gap, Tn was charged with Criminal Homicide in the shooting death of his father Ren David Ely, 76.

It happened around 5:38 p.m. Friday evening in Cumberland Gap.

Detectives responded to the scene where they found Ren David Ely with gunshot wounds.

The domestic violence investigation is still on-going.