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Bullets Shot At Home Of Murder Victim’s Family

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TULLAHOMA, Tenn. - A family who lost their daughter in a tragic unsolved murder said someone shot at their home.

Just after Megan Sharpton's family spoke to NewsChannel 5 on Tuesday about their fears for their safety in the small town of Tullahoma, bullets were sprayed into a sign in front of Megan's grandmother's house. Megan's mother Kelly said she believes it was another act of intimidation.

24-year-old Megan Sharpton's partially burned body was found July 2 at the Awalt Bridge in Franklin County. Her car was found later the same day about 20 miles away. Her death was ruled a homicide and detectives said preliminary reports indicated that Sharpton died of blunt force trauma. No arrests have been made in the case.

Kelly Sharpton told NewsChannel 5 that the family's nightmare continues after "a person of interest" in the case approached and threatened a family member. She said the incident happened at a Tullahoma High School football game Friday night.

Law enforcement officials said they are continuing to gather information about the death of the nursing student, but have not released the names of any suspects.

Although the shooting has frightened the family, they were thankful that no one was injured.

Anyone with information on the case can call the Franklin County Sheriff's Office at 931-967-2331, or the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation at 1-800-TBI-FIND. A reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.

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