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TBI: Undercover officer shot man who hit him with vehicle

August 31, 2018

GREENBRIER, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says an undercover officer shot and injured a suspect who struck him with a vehicle.

News outlets report Greenbrier police officers were conducting an undercover drug operation Friday when a subject of their efforts attempted to flee.

A TBI news release says the man struck the undercover officer with the vehicle. The officer shot into the vehicle at least once and struck him in a parking lot.

The suspect’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. Doctors are evaluating the officer. Another officer is undergoing medical treatment for exposure to a substance believed to be heroin.

TBI agents are investigating the incident.

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