Death investigation underway in Blountsville shooting

The Blount County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the shooting death of a Blountsville man.

Operations Officer Tim Kent said that 57-year-old Jerry Holaway was found dead at his residence near the intersection of County Road 26 and Ala 79 Friday night.

Law enforcement officers from Blountsville, Snead and Cleveland, along with Blount County Sheriff’s deputies, responded to the scene.

No arrests have been made in the case and the investigation is continuing.