Tennessee authorities investigating Tuesday morning officer involved shooting in Knoxville
Knoxville, TN – According to the Knoxville Police Department, this incident occurred around 11:40 a.m. Tuesday.
It happened in the 2900 block of Sevier Avenue.
Knoxville Police Department officers attempted to serve a search warrant at a home near James White Parkway in South Knoxville.
Authorities say the responding officers encountered a man who was armed with a gun.
An exchange of gunfire followed.
Police say the suspect was shot at least one time and was pronounced dead at the scene.
No officers were injured in this incident.
The TBI is investigating this incident.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.