Mistrial declared in West Knox County shooting case

Jack Bush (source: Knox County Sheriff's Office)
Jack Bush (source: Knox County Sheriff's Office)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A mistrial was declared for the man accused of shooting and killing a 19-year-old former Hardin Valley Academy football player.

Jack Busk was charged with voluntary manslaughter in the death of Evan Hall in 2014. A mistrial was declared Friday after the jury could not reach a unanimous verdict.

Deputies said Bush came out of his home on Christen Lee Circle around 1 a.m. on December 13, 2014, and confronted Hall in the street. During the confrontation, they say Bush shot Hall. Hall was pronounced dead on the scene.

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