WAYNE COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — State agents are investigating a shooting involving deputies and troopers in Wayne County Thursday night.
Wayne County deputies and the Tennessee Highway Patrol were involved in a shooting along State Route 13 in Collinwood.
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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation reported a Wayne County deputy initially encountered a man in the area of Dogwood Flats who fired at the deputy during the interaction before running away.
THP troopers assisted with the search for the man, and when he was located on Highway 13S in Collinwood, preliminary information indicates he fired at a trooper, who returned fire, according to the TBI. Two other law enforcement officers at the scene also reportedly fired at the man.
The man sustained a gunshot injury and was transported to a local medical center where he was treated and released.
He is currently being held on an outstanding warrant out of Alabama.
No law enforcement officers were injured during the incident.
The investigation is ongoing. No additional information was immediately released.
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