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1 Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting In Lewis County

Posted at 5:26 AM, Sep 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-05 08:43:39-04

A man has been killed in an officer-involved shooting in Lewis County. 

Lewis County deputies were called to the Thousand Trails Campground on Napier Road in Hohenwald late Monday night when they said the man refused to drop his weapon.

A man had been traveling with a woman, both of whom were from out of state. She called 911 saying they got into an argument and that she was scared because he was armed. 

Two deputies responded and one of them shot the man after they said he refused orders to drop his weapon. 

He was taken to an area hospital where he died. Neither deputy was hurt in this incident. 

The man's name has not yet been released. 

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation would now review all evidence and conduct interviews before turning its findings over to the district attorney.