Suspect in officer-involved shooting faces several charges

GRUNDY COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) — The suspect in an officer-involved shooting over the weekend in Grundy County, where a body was also found in his car, faces several charges.

Sheriff Clint Shrum says 32-year-old Jacky Wayne Bean, from Soddy Daisy, is charged with Attempted First-Degree Murder, Evading Arrest, three counts of Reckless Endangerment, DUI, Violation of Implied Consent. Sheriff Shrum says more charges are expected to be filed.

On Saturday night, deputies tried to stop a car on B Mine Road in the Coalmont area. According to officials with Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Bean, who was driving, reportedly pointed a firearm at the deputy, who then fired into the vehicle several times. They say Bean sideswiped the deputy’s cruiser. The deputy was not hurt.

Deputies then tried to pursue the Bean’s car, but lost him. Bean later crashed the car.

The body of 20-year-old Shelby Comer was found inside his car, and has been sent to Nashville for an autopsy.

Bean is currently being held with no bond. A bond hearing will be set later this week.




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