The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating a shooting that involved a Roane County officer on Saturday morning. Ninth District Attorney General Russell Johnson requested the help of TBI agents, a press release said.
Preliminary information indicates the incident occurred at about 10:30 a.m. Saturday, when deputies from the Roane County Sheriff’s Office responded to an incident at 352 Mays Valley Road, the TBI said.
“Deputies arriving at the scene were confronted with a male individual with a weapon, and that man, since identified as David Daugherty, 47, was shot during that confrontation,” the TBI said. Daugherty was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment, the TBI said. No deputies were injured during the incident.
Mays Valley Road is west of Oliver Springs and Blair Road, north of the western part of Oak Ridge, and south of Harriman Highway (State Route 61), which connects Oliver Springs and Harriman.
The TBI said the investigative division of the District Attorney General’s Office is assisting in the investigation.
“TBI agents will submit investigative findings to the office of the district attorney general for his further review and consideration,” the TBI said. “As a reminder: The TBI acts as independent fact-finders in its investigations and any determination as to whether officers’ actions were justified rests solely with the district attorney general.”
The TBI did not identify the officer. “The TBI does not identify officers involved in these types of investigations and, instead refers such inquiries to the respective local law enforcement agencies,” the agency said.
Additional updates on this investigation will be posted online at TBINewsroom.com.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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