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Claiborne County man charged in fatal shooting

Don Jacobs • Dec 10, 2012 at 12:19 PM

Authorities charged a New Tazewell man with criminal homicide in connection with the fatal shooting of a 56-year-old man in a parking lot.

Authorities on Sunday charged Larry Hazelett, 64, of New Tazewell with criminal homicide, according to the TBI. He was being arraigned this morning and bond had not been set.

Hazelett is accused of killing Gary Butcher of Payne Circle in Tazewell. Butcher was shot multiple times with an unspecified firearm, according to the TBI.

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