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.
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.