UPDATE: Fountain City Murder

By: Nick Bona
By: Nick Bona

Fountain City (WVLT) -- We now know the names of the victim, and the man accused of killing him in this mornings shooting murder in Fountain City.

They're brothers.

Police say James Thomas Huddleston Jr., 38, walked into the bedroom of his brother Lawrence, 40, and shot him twelve times with a .22 semi-automatic as he slept.

Lawrence Huddleston's wife told officers she pushed James down the stairs and out of the house, so she could call 9-1-1.

Police say James was sitting outside when they got there, and that he told them he had killed his brother.

James Huddleston is charged with first degree murder and currently being held on one million dollars bond.


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