Sullivan County Sheriff’s officer injured in shooting

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 Sullivan County, Tennessee Sheriff’s Office officials have confirmed an officer has been injured in Blountville. 

We have not learned the extent of the officer’s injuries at this time. The suspect is barricaded near 2600 block of Highway 11W in Sullivan County. People are advised to steer clear from the situation at this time. 

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is reporting this in an officer-involved shooting. 

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is assisting Sullivan County in the investigation. 

Stay up to date with News Channel 11 for more information. 

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