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One dead in Coalmont Shooting

Posted on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 8:31 am

UPDATE (2.11.19 10:50 a.m.)

An altercation at a residence on Lockhart Town Road in Coalmont led to the death of Bradford Orion Meeks on Saturday night.

While information is limited, investigators say that an argument had ensued earlier in the night between Meeks and his girlfriend Brandy Shrum at the residence. Meeks left the residence but returned a short time later and another argument ensued.

At some point during this argument, shortly after midnight, Shrum’s father, George “Junior” Byers arrived at the house. An altercation between Byers and Meeks took place leaving Meeks dead.

The investigation is ongoing and investigators are still trying to piece together the information.

No arrest has been made at this time.


Original post:

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are investigating a shooting that occurred on Saturday night, that has left one man dead.

The shooting happened shortly after midnight on Lockhart Town Road in Coalmont.

The decedent is Bradford Orion Meeks (37).

No other details are available currently.