OAKLAND, Tenn. — UPDATE: 8:28 a.m. 12/25
The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office confirmed there was no SCSO involvement in the officer-involved shooting in Fayette County.
UPDATE: 11:20 p.m.
New details were released in a Fayette County officer-involved shooting. The shooting happened at a Murphys USA gas station on Highway 64.
FOX13 learned that the suspect is dead.
According to TBI, the incident started around 6 p.m. after an officer with the Oakland Police Department responded to a 911 call that said a man was threatened with a knife.
The TBI continued to say:
“When the officer approached the truck with the man still inside, that individual got out of the truck and struck the officer with two knives. Initial information indicates that while the man continued to attack the officer, the officer fired at the individual, striking and killing him. The deceased man is not being identified at this time, pending notification of relatives.”
The officer was treated on the scene for non-life-threatening injuries.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating a report of an officer-involved shooting at a gas station in Oakland on Christmas Eve.
“We have been requested to respond on a report of an officer-involved shooting at a gas station in Oakland. As our Agents are able to assess the scene, we’ll have more information we’re able to provide,” a TBI spokesperson told FOX13.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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