UPDATE: TBI releases name of the man killed Saturday morning



The TBI has released the following information:

At the request of 10th District Attorney General Stephen Crump, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting in Bradley County.

At approximately 12:05 a.m. this morning, deputies from the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office responded to 2865 McDaris Circle SE on a call of an unwanted armed subject at a home.

While deputies were in route, the call was updated to a stabbing incident.

Preliminary information indicates, when deputies arrived they tried to subdue the man who was still armed with a knife by deploying a taser.

Reports from the scene indicate when that was unsuccessful in subduing the individual, a deputy fired at the subject, striking him.

The individual was pronounced deceased at the scene. He has been identified as Manuel Charles Carter.

This remains an active and ongoing investigation, as TBI Agents continue to work to gather any and all relevant interviews and evidence.

As with any case, TBI’s investigative findings will be shared with the District Attorney General throughout the process for his review.

As is our policy, the TBI does not identify the officers involved in these types of incidents and instead refers questions of that nature to the respective department.

Depend on us to keep you updated on this developing story.


The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into an officer involved shooting in Bradley County Saturday morning.

The Bradley County Sheriff's Office responded to a stabbing at a house on 2845 Southeast McDaris Circle.

According to the BCSO, the caller said a man stabbed himself in the chest.

Officials say deputies tried to subdue the man who was still armed with the knife. Deputies used a tazer on the man but was still unable to stop him. They say a deputy fired two shots at the suspect who later died at the scene.

The TBI and the Violent Crimes Response Team is investigating.

Depend on us to bring you updates as they become available.

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