UPDATE: Officer involved shooting in Franklin County

MONTEAGLE, Tenn. (WDEF) – The TBI takes over the investigation into a deadly shooting involving officers from multiple agencies.

Authorities say 40-year old Randy Wayne Cole called 9-1-1 around 2:00pm threatening to harm himself and others.

Six-officers responded to Deep Woods Road, near the Monteagle city limits, and tried to talk with him.

Cole reportedly raised his weapon and fired at the officers, resulting in as many as five of them returning fire, killing Cole.

The five officers represent three departments: two from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, two from the Monteagle Police Department, and one from Sewanee.

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