Teen killed in hunting accident in Claiborne County
November 27, 2011
TAZEWELL (WATE) - Officials in Claiborne County are investigating
after a teenager was killed Saturday in a hunting accident. It
happened on Anders Road off of Route 32 north of Tazewell.
Family members confirm Devin Smith, 15, of Middlesboro, Ky. was
hunting in the woods with his grandfather in Claiborne County when
the incident occurred. Smith was a student at Middlesboro High
The Claiborne County Sheriff's Office said they do not yet know
whether the shooter knew the victim.
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is also investigating because
the shooting was hunting-related.
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