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TBI agents investigate Ripley officer-involved shooting

Staff Reports • Aug 31, 2017 at 2:39 PM

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents continue to investigate an officer-involved shooting that happened Wednesday night in Ripley.

Ripley police officers followed a vehicle at about 6:30 p.m., believed to be connected to a separate shooting incident. The vehicle stopped, and three people got out holding guns.

The situation escalated, and one of the Ripley officers shot one of the three suspects. An ambulance arrived and took the wounded person to the hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life threatening.

TBI agents remained active in the investigation into the incident. 

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