Kingsport PD officers use flashbangs in search warrant execution Thursday


KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL)- News Channel 11 reached out to Kingsport police after several viewers were concerned about hearing loud noises in the area of Myrtle Street.

Kingsport Police public information officer Tom Patton sent us the following message about the loud noises: 

” No shooting! Repeat…no shots fired! What was heard were distraction devices (aka flash bangs). Officers were executing a search warrant on a residence as part of an ongoing investigation. The operation was carried out without incident. No further information is available at this time”  -Tom Patton 

No further information was immediately available. 

Stay with News Channel 11 as we continue to follow this developing story. 

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