TBI: Agents investigating deadly officer-involved shooting near Memphis

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GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said agents are on the scene of a fatal officer-involved shooting Sunday morning.

Officials said it’s near the 6900 block of Corsica Drive in Germantown. This is not far from the Memphis area.

According to the TBI, Germantown Police officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance around 3:21 a.m. in the 6900 block of Corsica Drive after gunfire was reported.

Agents said the officers encountered 49-year-old Brian Cooper who had several guns and refused orders to drop his weapons. Three Germantown Police officers fired at Cooper and killed him, but TBI agents are still investigating the circumstances.

Agents are continuing to gather evidence in their investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.

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