GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Greeneville Police Department confirms two officers were shot while attempting to take a person into custody.
Both officers are being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is handling the case.
A spokesperson for TBI tells News Channel 11 that the officer-involved shooting happened at the 100 block of Mason Street in Greeneville late Sunday evening.
According to investigators, preliminary information indicates that officers with GPD shot a man during an encounter.
The man was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The officers were also shot during the incident. Both were transported to a local hospital with non- life threatening injuries.