The office said 40-year-old Lori Elliott and 40-year-old Corey Montez Bryson were both fatally injured in the shooting
Elliott was found dead at the scene and Bryson was transported to a hospital, where he died. Sheriff Dexter Lunceford said a 13-year-old girl was at the scene.
Deputies responded at 4:11 a.m. to a 911 call about shots fired. When they arrived, they found the body of the woman and had the man transported by ambulance.
“This is being investigated as a homicide,” Lunceford said.
Investigators were working to determine how and why the shooting occurred. Both bodies have been sent to East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine for autopsies.