Officer shot, injured in Tennessee shooting

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Active Shooter Confirmed In Blountville, Tennessee

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A Sullivan County deputy is in serious condition after a suspect shot him in northeast Tennessee, officials said.

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Sullivan County Deputy Steve Hinkle is being treated at a hospital, Sullivan County Sheriff's Office spokesman Andy Seabolt told the Bristol Herald-Courier.

The suspect was later found dead inside his home, according to authorities.

The suspect had barricaded himself in a house on Highway 394, which law enforcement had surrounded, WCYB-TV reported.

Several law enforcement agencies, including the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, were on the scene. At least one road near a Dollar General store in Blountville has been blocked off.

 
 

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