Murder in Simpson County

By Lauren Forsythe | 

A shooting in Simpson County, leaves one man dead and another behind bars.

Around 1:30 Friday morning, the Simpson County Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting on Harvey Robertson Rd.

When they arrived, they found 40-year-old Shawn Dale Thompson of Bowling Green dead from a gunshot wound to the back.

Police were able to locate and arrest the suspect, 32-year-old Daniel Lee Moss.

Moss is charged with two felonies of murder, and "tampering with physical evidence.

"The call came out as a home invasion, and myself and several other deputies responded to the call, and when we got there, and upon further investigation it was actually a murder," Sheriff Chris Cline says.

Moss is to be arraigned in Simpson District Court Thursday.

He's in the Simpson County Detention Center on a $100,000 cash bond.

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