Pigeon Forge Shooting Leaves Teen Dead
UPDATE: Pigeon Forge police have arrested Andrew Ortiz of Sevierville in connection with this deadly shooting. Ortiz is being held in the Sevier County jail charged with first degree murder. No further details have been released as this is an ongoing investigation.
A 15-year old boy is dead after a shooting last night in Pigeon Forge. According to Pigeon Forge police, they were called shortly before midnight Wednesday night about a shooting at the Americana Inn on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. Police say when they arrived they found a 15-year-old male victim that had been shot. The 15-year-old was rushed to the Leconte Medical Center where he later died. Police are investigating that fatal shooting.