Deputies investigate suspicious death

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HARRISON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - The Harrison County Sheriff's Department is investigating a suspicious death.

59-year-old Dennis Morgan was found shot dead at his back door Friday morning at 7:09am.

Authorities tell us, they received a call from Morgan at his home on 730 Appaloosa Lane in Hallsville, claiming that someone was banging on his door.

Morgan told the dispatcher to get authorities there immediately and that he was going to the door with his pistol.

When authorities arrived on the scene, they found Morgan with a gunshot wound to the chest and they found a shot gun next to his body.

Authorities say details are still sketchy and they don't have any suspects at this time. Morgan's body has been sent to Marshal for an autopsy.

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