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SMITHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - A man is dead after a shooting at a home on Carter Drive in Smithville.

Authorities tell News4 at 12:28 p.m. Thursday, officers with the Smithville Police Department and deputies from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department responded to a call for a shooting.

When officers and deputies arrived on scene, they found 23-year-old Jeffery Rigsby lying on the porch of a home. He had been shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation shows the homeowner and Rigsby shot at each other, with the homeowner fatally shooting the man. The homeowner was not injured. 

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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