LaFollette PD IDs officers involved in Monday shooting

Wednesday, the LaFollette Police Department identified the officers involved in an incident that left a 28-year-old woman dead on Monday morning.

Lianna London was shot and killed by officers responding to a call of a woman trying to break into a home on East Prospect Street after she refused several commands to drop the pistol she was carrying. She died at the LaFollette Medical Center from her injuries, and the TBI released her name on Tuesday after notifying relatives.

In an media release issued Wednesday, the LPD identified the officers involved in the shooting as Noah Riggs–a 5-year veteran of the force–and Shane Tielman, who has been an officer in laFollette since July of last year. Both of them were placed on paid administrative leave, as is standard procedure in an officer-involved shooting, and a third officer who was at the scene but did not fire at London, identified as two-year LPD veteran Aaron Adkins, was also placed on leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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