SPARTA, Tenn. - A 14-year-old has been accused of shooting and killing his father in White County.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said the incident happened Thursday night at a home on Crossville Highway in Sparta.
When deputies arrived, they found a 47-year-old deceased male with a gunshot wound. One other person was home at the time.
It's unclear what led up to the shooting.
The juvenile was charged with voluntary manslaughter via a juvenile petition. He was not identified.
Authorities said he’s being held in juvenile detention. A hearing was scheduled in juvenile court on Monday.