TBI: Suspect identity released in officer-involved shooting in Kodak

KODAK, Tenn. (WATE) - An officer-involved shooting in Kodak is being investigated by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

TBI says the shooting happened early Sunday morning at a home on Joyce Way. 

The Sevier County Sheriff's Office was called to the home after a woman said her husband was threatening to harm himself. 

There was a confrontation between deputies and a man. The report says Timothy McGill, 41, caused deputies to fire shots. 

A witness told WATE 6 On Your Side she heard two gunshots around 2:30 a.m. and nine more shortly after. Jennifer Powers says she spoke to the suspect's wife after the shooting. 

"She said he came home drunk and grabbed his gun," said Powers. "She didn't say he pointed it at her, just that he was threatening to kill his self. She let me know that her and the kids were fine and she let me know that she did witness the officers shoot Tim in the house."

The suspect was transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. 

"Tim's worked really hard on the landscape and making it a really nice home for the kids," said Powers. "They're very good people."

No deputies were injured. 

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