UPDATE: TBI, Meigs Co. Sheriff's Office investigating homicide
UPDATE: The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Meigs County Sheriff's Office are investigating a homicide from Saturday in Decatur.
Michael Joyner was found dead in his home off of Warren Lane.
Neighbors said this sort of incident never happens.
"No traffic. Never any of this cause we got a nice neighborhood. You know, that was somebody's son. So, it's a bad situation,” Ron Burger said.
Ron Burger was shocked to hear about what happened outside his home Saturday afternoon.
He said his wife called him while he was in Knoxville saying she heard gunshots.
As soon as he got off the phone, he headed home and saw multiple police officers searching the area, which concerned him about the safety of his neighbors.
Multiple agencies were on the scene.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirmed Michael Joyner suffered a gunshot wound.
They are treating this investigation as a homicide and are asking for the public's help.
Burger had security video from Saturday on his phone. The video shows investigators driving in and out of the neighborhood.
He said having security cameras makes him and his wife feel safer at home.
The TBI has asked Burger for the security footage.
He hopes it can be the key to solving this case.
"It's devastating. You don't want to hear that of anybody, you know. It's a hard deal,” Burger said.
If you have any information concerning this case, call the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office at 423-334-5268 or the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.
PREVIOUS STORY: A homicide investigation is underway in Meigs County.
Deputies with the Meigs County Sheriff's Department found the dead victim, Michael Joyner, in his home in the 200 block of Warren Lane Saturday, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Deputies say it appeared he was shot.
TBI Special Agents were asked to assist with the investigation.
Joyner's body is being sent for an autopsy, and the sheriff's office is treating the case as a homicide.
Anyone with information about Joyner's death is asked to call the Meigs County Sheriff's Office at 423-334-5268 or the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.
Stay with Channel 3 as we learn more about this developing story.