1 dead in Cocke County officer-involved shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) - 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. 
 

Print this article Back to Top