(WDEF) A SWAT situation began to unfold shortly after 5:00pm Wednesday afternoon in Ringgold shot his weapon five times.
Officials say 63-year-old Alonza Shackleford Hood, Sr. was afraid his dogs would be taken from him, so he fired his gun and exchanged gunfire with officials.
The SWAT team was called to his home on Casaloma Trail around 6pm.
Hood is wanted for Aggravated Sexual Battery and three counts of Child Molestation.
SWAT teams used tear gas in an attempt to get Hood out of his home.
We have a crew on the scene and will bring you updates when they become available.