Officer involved shooting today near Sweetwater

US Marshals shot a man they were trying to arrest

SWEETWATER, Tennessee (WDEF) – The TBI will look into an officer-involved shooting this morning in Sweetwater.

They say that US Marshals and Monroe County deputies were serving a warrant at a home on Hiwassee Road.

The officers say they encountered the man they were looking forward and negotiating his surrender, when he pointed a gun at them.

The Marshals fired on him.

The man is in stable condition at a Knoxville hospital.

No one else was hurt.


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