COFFEE COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Deputies in Coffee County said a suspect is in custody following a home invasion that occurred early Monday morning.
The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department said deputies responded to reports of a home invasion in the Beechgrove area on Monday.
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Officials reported that one individual — who is believed to be a possible suspect — was shot during the incident.
Deputies said it was possible that the suspect traveled on foot in the areas of Beechgrove/McBride’s branch, Murfreesboro Highway and Oscar Crowell Road after the incident.
The sheriff’s department advised residents in the Beechgrove area to be cautious, and to call 911 if they saw anyone suspicious.
Hours later, Coffee County Chief Deputy Frank Watkins told News 2 that the suspect was taken into custody.
The suspect was taken to the hospital to be treated for his injuries. Watkins reported that he was in surgery, but in stable condition.
No other information was immediately released.
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