TBI investigating deadly officer-involved shooting in Mt. Pleasant

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MT. PLEASANT, Tenn. — The TBI is investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Tuesday night in Mt. Pleasant.

Agents said the officer was trying to execute a traffic stop on a suspected DUI driver. The driver was the subject of a BOLO.

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They said the driver led the officer on a short chase, ending at the intersection of Mount Joy Road and South Main Street.

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The suspect, identified as Bradley Ross Nelson, got out of his car and showed a weapon, agents said.

They claim the situation escalated and ended with the officer firing his weapon. Nelson was hit and died later from his injuries at the hospital.