A man was fatally shot by Franklin County law enforcement officers on Friday night following a police pursuit that ended near the intersection of Highway 130 and Old Estill Springs Road in Winchester, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation,
The deceased individual has been identified as 39-year-old Larry Millraney, officials said. No officers were injured during the incident.
The incident began just after 11 p.m. when the suspect allegedly fired shots into an Estill Springs residence, officials said.
Numerous county departments responded to the incident, including officers with the Estill Springs Police Department, and a vehicle pursuit ensued, officials said.
A deputy with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and an officer with the Winchester Police Department joined in the pursuit, officials said.
The pursuit ended when the suspect wrecked his vehicle at the intersection of Highway 130 and Old Estill Springs Road, officials said.
Officers approached the man, and the situation escalated when he tried to retrieve a weapon, officials said. Officers fired shots, and the suspect was struck and fatally wounded, according to reports.
TBI special agents and forensic scientists are actively investigating the incident, and findings will be shared with 12th District Attorney General Michael Taylor, officials said.
The names of the officers involved in the incident have not been released due to the ongoing investigation.