Just down the street in nearby Shelbyville, a man was found shot to death in his own yard. Evidently, 52-year-old Thoutha Peter Souphom was shot and killed while on his riding lawnmower in the 3300 block of Sims Road.
The shooting happened this past Sunday evening. Family members say they found Souphom around 11:00 at night.
Authorities report that Souphom was found dead on his lawnmower. So far, a motive behind the shooting has not been determined and speculation on his death has not been released.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Bedford County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the incident.
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