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Allen Ray Mefford is accused of shooting a friend who'd just arrived at his home yesterday afternoon.
Investigators are now trying to figure out why. Authorities haven't said if the two men have any history of trouble together. Neighbors we spoke with were not aware of any problems and were shocked by the crime.
"I heard this big bang and I said to myself that's a 12 gauge going off somewhere,” said Mefford’s neighbor Brian Stevens. “Went to the bathroom. I mean I didn't know what it was until I heard the sirens come 10 to 15 minutes later."
There will be a bond hearing Wednesday morning. Authorities are expected to ask that Mefford’s bond be denied.
Wednesday, January 2 2013, 09:44 AM CST
Storms from Okla. weakening as they move to Tenn.
May 21, 2013 17:23 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The storm system that brought devastation to central Oklahoma is expected to weaken before moving into Tennessee.
The National Weather Service updated its guidance to include all but the mountains of East Tennessee in an area that has a slight risk of severe thunderstorms through Wednesday morning.
Meteorologist Brittney Coleman with the NWS office in Nashville said high wind and hail are the major threats with the storm system. The slight probability of severe storms was extended Tuesday through the Tennessee River Valley.
NWS forecaster John Sirmon in the Memphis office said rain falling Tuesday morning in West Tennessee would help ensure the approaching heavier line of thunderstorms doesn't run into unstable air. The line is expected to move across the Mississippi River between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday.
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