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TBI AGENTS INVESTIGATING OAK RIDGE OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING

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The TBI is investigating an officer-involved shooting last night in Oak Ridge. The incident unfolded when Oak Ridge police spotted an individual in a vehicle on Cumberland View Drive that they recognized to have outstanding warrants. A pursuit ensued that led to the Anderson County Clerk’s Office parking lot located along Emory Valley Road. The subject struck one of the officers with his vehicle. At least one officer fired shots at the vehicle, striking the driver. The suspect was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The injured Oak Ridge officer was treatment and later released from the hospital. The names of those involved were not initially released as the investigation is active and ongoing.

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