Officer involved shooting in Cheatham County under investigation by TBI


A TBI investigation is underway in Cheatham County Thursday night after a Sheriff’s Deputy shot a man.

According to police, the shooting happened a little after 8 p.m. near the intersection of Old Clarksville Pike and Red Binkley Road. 

TBI says deputies with the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office were pursuing 33-year-old Josh Cathey. Agents said Cathey allegedly tried to hit a deputy with his vehicle as the deputy exited his cruiser. A deputy fired his service weapon, hitting Cathey. 

Cathey suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the arm. No officers were injured. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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