MARYVILLE, Tennesse- WBIR is reporting a Maryville Police Department officer has died after being shot at an address southwest of Pellissippi Parkway Thursday, according to Maryville Police Chief Tony Crisp.
A suspect is in custody, Crisp said.
Authorities previously had said the man was a Blount County deputy. That was incorrect.
Crisp, joined by Blount County Sheriff Jim Berrong, made the announcement from University of Tennessee Medical Center where the officer was taken.
The officer’s name was not released.
More information is expected to be released later Thursday.
— Madison Wade (@madisonwadeWBIR) August 26, 2016