Updated 12/06/2017

A teenaged girl was shot and killed Tuesday night in Lawrenceburg and police are investigating her death as a homicide, according to media sources. The shooting happened around 8 p.m.

According to Lawrenceburg Police, officers responded to the scene where they found 16-year old Holley Cullum on the front porch of a home with a gunshot wound to her neck.

A student at Lawrence County High School, Cullum was taken to Southern Tennessee Regional Health System where she died, states the source.

A person of interest, identified as 18-year-old Kyle Welcher, was questioned and taken into custody.

Welcher was booked into the Lawrence County jail and charged with reckless homicide.

No bond has been set for him.