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.


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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