Shooting death in the SOR

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By The Staff

One man is dead and the investigation is ongoing after a shooting South of the River Friday night.

Roane County Sheriff Jack Stockton said dispatch received a call about 10 p.m. reporting a man had been shot during a break-in at a home near 1500 River Road.

When officers arrived they found the body of a man, already dead, lying on the ground with a wound in the chest from a 12-gauge shotgun. The dead man was identified as Robert Rosado, age 47.

Roane County Jail Prisoner booking records indicate he was arrested in December 2018 for a probation violation.

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