Officials: Tennessee officer shoots man after pursuit, crash
PORTLAND, Tenn. – Officials say a Tennessee police officer shot and wounded a man after a pursuit that ended in a crash.
A statement from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says the circumstances leading to the shooting Thursday night in Portland are being investigated. The statement says an officer with the Portland Police Department fired at some point after the crash and the wounded man was taken to a Nashville hospital.
Police did not identify the person shot and said they did not know his current condition.
The bureau says agents are gathering information and evidence and will turn over findings to the local prosecutor.