CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man was shot by a Clarksville officer during a confrontation in the backyard of a home early Thursday morning, according to police.
Officers responded just after 12:10 a.m. to a call on Durrett Drive, where they said they made contact with a man in the yard.
As officers were speaking with the man, they said he pulled out a weapon, leading an officer to fire, striking the man.
He was transported to a hospital, but his condition was not provided.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation will investigate the shooting.
No additional information was immediately released.