Man charged in Claiborne County shooting death

TAZEWELL, Tenn.(WVLT)-- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
arrested 64 year-old Larry Hazelett. Investigators say he shot and killed 56 year-old Gary Butcher of Payne Circle in Tazewell.

Around 8:00 p.m. Saturday, the Tazewell Police Department responded to multiple 911 calls at 2385 Old Highway 25-E, in Tazewell. There, officers discovered Butcher shot multiple times.

They say he got into a fight with Hazelett. Hazelett got a gun from his vehicle and shot Butcher, who died at the scene.

TBI charged Hazelett with one count of criminal homicide.


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