EAST TENNESSEE — TBI Special Agents are questioning the resources surrounding an officer-involved sharpened that occurred Monday afternoon in Hawkins County.
Officials contend the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office perceived information that a male thesis wanted on transgression attempted murder warrants out of Dickenson County, Virginia was at a chateau on Okolona Road in Church Hill. Deputies responded to the chateau and speckled the thesis in a automobile in the driveway. Deputies approached the automobile and asked the man to show them his hands. At that point, the thesis reached for a gun. One of the deputies fired shots, distinguished the subject. He was conspicuous passed at the scene. The deputies were not injured.
The think has been identified as Eugene Loftis, 25.
The TBI does not brand the officers concerned in these forms of incidents.