ROAN MOUNTAIN, Tenn. (WJHL) — Authorities say the man who was involved in an officer-involved shooting Tuesday in Carter County has died.
In an update Thursday evening, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation identified the man as Daniel Joseph Spisso Jr, 55.
Deputies responded around 9 p.m. Tuesday to a report of shots fired at a home in the 200 block of Garland Road in Roan Mountain.
The TBI said that according to preliminary information, a man began shooting at deputies, which resulted in deputies returning fire. A SWAT team entered the home where they found Spisso, who had a gunshot wound. He was flown to a local hospital.
No deputies were injured during the incident.