Sheriff's Office

The Cocke County Sheriff’s Office responded to Crane Way in Del Rio at 5:36 p.m. Monday afternoon on the report of a shooting. Reports show that the caller stated her husband had been “shot by the neighbor.”

Deputies found a deceased male sitting in the driver’s seat of a white van parked in the roadway adjacent to a driveway on Crane Way.

Deputies came in contact with a male subject believed to be the suspect involved in the shooting incident. The suspect was taken into custody without further incident.

The Sheriff’s report lists the suspect as being 65-years-old. He was transported to the Cocke County Criminal Investigation Division (CID) office for questioning.

The CID office is working with the 4th Judicial District Attorney’s office of James Dunn.

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