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1 dead in Cocke County officer-involved shooting

Posted: 7:51 AM, Nov 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-05 13:54:37Z

A man was killed overnight in an officer-involved shooting in Cocke County. 

The incident was reported around 12:30 a.m. Monday near the intersection of Highway 321 and Epley Road. 

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said officers responded to a report of a man walking in the roadway. He was reportedly carrying a gun and appeared to be agitated. 

He was identified as 36-year-old Henry Gregory Stroud.

Stroud was ordered to drop his gun; however, the TBI said he pointed the gun at officers and was shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  

None of the officers were hurt.