Officer-involved shooting on I-24 in Coffee County; Suspect hospitalized

COFFEE COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Authorities opened an investigation following a shooting involving an officer in Coffee County early Tuesday morning.

According to the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department and District Attorney Craig Northcott, officials initially responded to Evan Krenson, 20, of Decherd, who called 911 and said he had a gun at an overpass near the hit point. mark 117 along Interstate 24 and would end his journey. life. The DA said delegates responded and negotiated with the man for more than an hour.

Evan Krenson (Allowed: Coffee Bean Police Department)

The sheriff said that while speaking with Krenson, he manufactured weapons and shot at deputies. Authorities are then said to have returned fire and shot him multiple times.

Krenson was then taken to a local hospital and transferred to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Officials said he was in critical but stable condition.

Northcott said the charges are currently being processed. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation directed the case. The names of the delegates were not released at this time.

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