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Suspect shot by Morristown Police officers

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UPDATE, 3:00 p.m.

The TBI reports that the suspect shot Thursday morning by Morristown police has died from their injuries.

The case remains under investigation and the suspect's name has not been released.

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Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are responding to an officer-involved shooting in Morristown.

In a post on Twitter, the TBI said the shooting happened in the 400 block of Hayter Drive.

According to the Morristown Police Department, a male suspect was shot after officers attempted to take him into custody on multiple warrants.

The shooting was reported at approximately 9:30 a.m.

The suspect was flown to UT Medical Center by helicopter. There's no word on the extent of his injuries.

No officers were injured.


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