DEPUTY KEVIN DAVIS CONDITION AFTER CRASH

Cumberland County Deputy Kevin Davis is reported to be in stable condition after being rammed in his cruiser this afternoon.  Davis suffered an injury to his jaw and ankle.  His ankle has a fracture and jaw is swollen from the impact.  Deputy Davis was flown to UT Medical Center after a high-speed chase of a suspect by THP this afternoon.  Initial reports were that two officers had been shot.  After further investigation, it was learned that the suspect had been shot and a county deputy had been injured in a crash.

Units with the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office responded to an officer-involved shooting Saturday afternoon.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and other agencies responded to the scene and will investigate the incident, officials said.

An officer with the Tennessee Highway Patrol attempted to stop a car that had a Be On The Lookout Order, out of Kentucky and when the man refused to stop a chase ensued, according to officials with the TBI. The driver took exit 329 on I-40 and entered a nearby field before returning to the interstate and t-boned crashed into a Cumberland County deputy’s vehicle.

When troopers and deputies approached the vehicle, the situation escalated and the THP trooper shot the man, according to the release.

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