Update:The deceased individual has been identified as Glynn Farse Young, DOB 07/31/1960, of McMinnville.
(11:34 am) UPDATE FROM THE SCENE: Dudley Evans is on the scene and trying to get more details now. He says that traffic is down to 1-lane in each direction on Highway 27 near the Rhea County line and is expected to be this way for the next 3-to-4 hours as they investigate this incident. TBI is the lead investigation unit.
DAG Russell Johnson said investigators are at the shooting scene on Spring City Highway heading out of Rockwood.
The TBI is being asked to investigate an officer-involved shooting Monday morning in Rockwood, according to District Attorney General Russell Johnson.
Johnson didn’t have all the details yet, but said that the officer was responding to a domestic call in Rockwood that resulted in a chase.
At some point, the officer fired a gun at the suspect and the suspect was killed.
Johnson said he wasn’t aware if the officer suffered any injuries.
Johnson said he’d requested TBI investigate the shooting. A TBI spokesperson confirmed they have agents investigating the shooting.
This is a developing story and we will update as we get more information.