TBI identifies person shot and killed by Washington Co. deputy | WJHL

(WJHL) — Authorities identified a person killed when Washington County deputies reportedly returned fire during a foot pursuit Saturday night.

Initial reports state that Washington County deputies arrived at a home in the 700 block of Cash Hallow Road at 6:45 p.m. to serve a warrant to the suspect, identified by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) as 51-year-old Jerome Flanigan.

“Information from the scene indicates almost immediately upon arrival, deputies encountered an individual in a manner that resulted in the attempted deployment of a Taser,” a news release from the TBI states. “For reasons still under investigation, shots were fired by the individual and at least one deputy.”

Police say Flanigan died at the scene, and no officers were injured in the shooting.

The TBI does not identify the officers involved in these types of incidents. The fatal shooting remains under investigation, and TBI officials will share findings with the District Attorney General for review.

No further information is available at this time.

You May Also Like

Steven Lorenzo Murder Penalty Phase WATCH LIVE STREAM

Steven Lorenzo is scheduled for a penalty phase on two counts of first-degree…

Movement may make rap lyrics protected speech

A movement to make rap lyrics protected speech could eventually impact Jacksonville’s…

Warrington Wolves land chart-toppers The Lathums for Super League opener

The indie-rock band will warm up the crowd ahead of the first…

Balloon bursts hopes for end to spiraling US-China tensions

WASHINGTON – Monday was supposed to be a day of modest hope…

Good Morning Britain's Kate Garraway shares rare snap of husband with sweet tribute

Kate Garraway shared a picture of her smiling husband Derek Draper

Pakistan blocks Wikipedia, says it hurt Muslim sentiments

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s media regulator said Monday it blocked Wikipedia services in…

Man shot after charging at a FL deputy with knives

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Florida Law Enforcement officials are investigating after…

Florida gas prices drop 7 cents last week, expected to decline further

ORLANDO, Fla. – Gas prices in Florida dropped by 7 cents within…

Happy Valley's Rhys Connah says mum didn't let him watch show until he was older in first ever TV interview

Happy Valley star Rhys Connah took the day off college today to…

Majority Say Joe Biden Has Not Accomplished Much During Presidency

Americans think President Joe Biden has not accomplished much during the first…

UK nurses, ambulance crews strike, straining health system

LONDON – Tens of thousands of nurses and ambulance staff walked off…

‘Singing’ ice: Listen to the ‘alien’ sounds at Earth’s poles

Listen to the ‘alien’ sounds of Earth’s poles: Rarely heard Arctic and…