The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a person of interest in custody tied to the fatal shooting of a staffer at a Tennessee National Guard armory in Perry County.
The unidentified male is being held by TBI detectives for questioning after he was taken into custody hours after the shooting occurred, said TBI spokesman Josh Devine.
"We developed leads and information and were able to take him into custody at a nearby home without incident," he said.
At this point, Devine said that there was no reason to believe additional people would be taken into custody in the case.
The TBI's announcement came hours after one man was shot in the chest Wednesday afternoon at the armory on State Highway 13 in Lobelville.
The victim, identified as a Sergeant First Class who spent more than 20 years with the National Guard, was not publically identified pending notification of his immeidate family.
The man, said to be wearing the uniform of an armory worker, was sent to a local hospital for treatment around 4 p.m., said Perry County EMA Director Gary Rogers. A LifeFlight helicopter had been sent from Vanderbilt University Medical Center before the man died that evening.
Authorities spent hours near the armory trying to locate a suspect, who they said was considered armed as of Wednesday night.