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HCSO Involved in Deputy Involved Shooting


Hamilton County, TN – Preliminary information indicates early this morning at approximately 12:00 am, a vehicle pursuit involving Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office personnel began near the 7300 block of Lee Highway. The vehicle was forcibly stopped near the 6000 block of Shallowford Road ultimately resulting in a deputy involved shooting. One male suspect sustained what is believed to be a non-life threatening gunshot wound. No deputies were injured in the incident.

Hamilton County District Attorney Coty Wamp has directed the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) to conduct the investigation into the facts of this morning’s incident.

Any further questions should be directed to Hamilton County District Attorney Coty Wamp or the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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