UPDATE: TBI identifies Indiana man shot during officer-involved shooting in Greene County

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GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — UPDATE: The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has identified the man involved in an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Greene County on Thursday.

According to TBI, the man shot by officers has been identified as Mark Hanselman, 55, of Indiana.

Hanselman was transported to a local hospital for treatment after the shooting occurred.

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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Greene County.

TBI says preliminary information indicates a resident in the 300 block of Laughlin Road called 911 around 4:15 p.m. and reported that she arrived home to find a man in her garage attempting to set it on fire. She later told dispatchers the man had a gun.

Greene County deputies arrived and made contact with the man who was armed with a rifle in front of the house.

“For reasons still under investigation, the situation escalated, resulting in one deputy firing shots, striking the subject,” TBI said in a news release. “The man was transported to a local hospital for treatment. No law enforcement officers were injured during the incident.”

TBI says the investigation remains active and ongoing.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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