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TBI investigates officer involved shooting in Sevier County

The TBI is investigating an officer involved shooting in Sevier County. (Image: MGN){ }

TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer involved shooting that happened early Sunday morning at a home on Joyce Way in Kodak.

The TBI released a statement that says "Preliminary information indicates that deputies with the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office responded to the residence after receiving a call from a female saying her husband was threatening to harm himself. Upon arrival, a confrontation occurred with the male subject which resulted in deputies firing shots, striking him. He was transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment. No deputies were injured."

Agents are interviewing witnesses and collecting evidence.

The agency says it does not identify officers involved in these types of incidents.


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