TBI: Undercover officer shot man who hit him with vehicle
Aug. 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.