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'Neighborhood dispute' leads to deadly shooting in Franklin, police say

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Posted at 9:39 PM, Oct 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-06 12:18:49-04

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WTVF) — An argument between two men led to a deadly shooting on Tuesday evening, Franklin police said.

Officers identified the victim as 57-year-old Guillermo Leon. Franklin police said Leon was shot outside his home during a dispute on Reveille Court around 5:15 p.m.

According to police, Leon had just arrived home when he and 27-year-old Brenton Johnson, who was visiting the nearby home of a relative, "exchanged words." Police said Johnson shot Leon during the argument, and Leon died at the hospital a short time later.

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Brenton Johnson

Johnson was charged with criminal homicide and held on a $400,000 bond.