Police shot a man in a home in Knoxville when they called there for a suspicious person.
The Knox County Sheriff’s office went to Building 8000 from Deer Walk Way shortly after 9 pm. They encountered a man with a pistol on the way home.
The deputies ordered the man to lay down his arms, but he did not comply. The situation escalated and the officer fired his rifle, wounding the man.
The man’s condition is unknown at this time.
No policeman was injured.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents are investigating.