Bradley County Sheriff’s Office Deput Involved Shooting

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF)— At approximately 11:55 pm on April 1, 2022, a Bradley County Sheriff’s Office Deputy conducting a vehicle stop near Charleston, TN was involved in a shooting. One occupant of the vehicle was shot during the incident by the Bradley County deputy and succumbed to their injuries at the location of the vehicle stop.

Sheriff Steve Lawson notified the District Attorney General’s Office of the Tenth Judicial District and requested that the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation conduct an independent investigation of the incident per protocol.

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