TBI: 1 killed in officer-involved shooting in Whitehaven

Police say man rushed at officers with knife

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The TBI has taken over an investigation into a deadly officer-involved shooting in Whitehaven.

The shooting happened after officers responded to reports of a domestic disturbance at about 8:10 p.m. in the 1300 block of Timothy Drive.

Officers said an adult male confronted officers with a knife. Officers fired shots, fatally striking the armed male.

None of the officers on the scene were injured. Three MPD officers were routinely relieved of duty pending an ongoing investigation.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) was immediately notified and has made the scene. All additional updates will come from the TBI.

This is an ongoing investigation; stay tuned for more updates.

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