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Officer Involved Shooting In Mt. Juliet

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MT. JULIET, Tenn. - A man is in critical condition after being shot by a Mount Juliet police officer early Saturday morning.

The incident occurred at the Stonegate Mobile Home Community, just off north Mount Juliet Road.

Two officers went to check on a man who was threatening to kill himself. When they arrived, the man came out of the house and aimed his gun at police. One of the officers responded by pulling his own sidearm and firing several times.

The man was taken to Vanderbilt Medical Center in critical condition.

The officer has been placed on administrative leave and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has taken over the case.

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