At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, TBI Special Agents are working with detectives with the Smith County Sheriff’s Department in investigating a shooting incident that occurred Thursday night on Earl Steel Road East in the Brush Creek Community of Smith County.
Preliminary information indicates that there was a domestic-related incident between Shane Boothe (DOB 07/01/1970) and his wife. The investigation indicates Boothe shot his wife and then himself during the incident. He was transported to Riverview Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased.
His wife survived and was transported to a hospital in Lebanon, where she is being treated for her injury.
The investigation remains active and ongoing at this time.