MUG - James Thomas Smithson - 6/19/19

James Thomas Smithson has been charged with criminal homicide and aggravated assault by the Williamson County Sheriff's Office. (Photo: Williamson County Sheriff's Office)

THOMPSON'S STATION, TN (WSMV) - A Williamson County man has been charged with criminal homicide after shooting his father at a home on Cayce Springs Road, according to law enforcement.

Fatal shooting locator - Thompson's Station, TN - 6/19/19

Witnesses told Williamson County Sheriff deputies that James Thomas Smithson Jr., 36, shot his father, James Thomas Smithson Sr., 72, and ran out of the home into a nearby wooded area.

Smithson Jr. was tracked to a mobile home on Cayce Springs Road where he surrendered.

Smithson Jr. has been charged with criminal homicide and aggravated assault. Bond was set at $500,000. He is scheduled to appear in court on July 11. 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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