Deadly officer-involved shooting under investigation in North Nashville


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A deadly officer-involved shooting is under investigation in North Nashville.

Metro police said the shooting happened in the 900 block of Buchanan Street.

A police officer responded to a call regarding a man carrying a gun while reportedly yelling in the street. During the police response, the man was shot and killed. No officers were hurt, according to police.

Metro police spokesperson Don Aaron told News 2 the man reportedly turned toward the officer in what the officer perceived to be a threatening way, causing him to fire.

District Attorney General Glenn Funk has confirmed he has called in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to assist with the investigation.


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