TBI: Man shot, killed by Fairview officer responding to disturbance call

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FAIRVIEW, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man was shot and killed by a Fairview police officer early Tuesday morning.

It happened at a home in the 7100 block of Hill Hughes Road around 1:15 a.m.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said two Fairview officers were responding to a disturbance call when they were confronted by a man outside the home.

The man was armed with a handgun when he was approached by the officers and refused to comply with their demands to disarm, according to the TBI.

One officer attempted to disarm the man with a Taser, which was ineffective.

He was then hit by gunfire from at least one officer and was pronounced dead at the scene.

No officers were injured in the incident.

The shooting remains under investigation. No additional details were immediately released.

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