TULLAHOMA, Tenn. — Authorities confirm a man in Tennessee was injured during an officer-involved shooting Sunday afternoon in Tullahoma.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says an officer from the Tullahoma Police Department encountered a man on the 800 block of East Moore Street. For reasons still under investigation, authorities say the situation escalated and resulted in the officer firing upon the man.
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— Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (@TBInvestigation) December 17, 2017
TBI says the man was flown from the scene to receive medical treatment. According to NewChannel5, our CBS affiliate in Nashville, the man was taken to a hospital in Huntsville for treatment.
NewsChannel5 also reports police were originally in the area serving a warrant for aggravated assault.
The incident is still under investigation.