McMinn County, TN – According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the shooting occurred around 2:09 a.m. early Sunday morning.

It happened in the 300 block of County Road 116.

TBI officials said that McMinn County Sheriff’s deputeis responded to a shooting call.

When the deputies arrived on scene, they made contact with the unidentified suspect who reportedly pointed a weapon at them.

Two deputies fired shots, striking the man.

The unidentified suspect was taken to a hospital for treatment. 

The extent of the suspect’s injuries is unknown at this time.

This incident remains under investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.