(WBIR) An East Tennessee man is dead after his girlfriend shot and killed him in their home, according to the Campbell County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff Goins said deputies responded to the shooting incident on King David Lane in the Elk Valley community a little before 5 a.m. Sunday.

He said Larry D. Champlin, 53, died from a gunshot wound to the upper body.

According to a release, investigators found that an alcohol-related domestic disturbance between Champlin and his girlfriend, Lisa Estelle Elliott, lead to the shooting.

Goins said Elliott, 47, has been charged with criminal homicide. She is being held at the Campbell County Jail until a court appearance scheduled for Monday.

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