TBI: Officers shoot, kill man after pursuit

Published 8:22 am Tuesday, March 24, 2020

WINCHESTER (AP) — Law enforcement officials say a man is dead after an alleged shooting in Franklin County.

According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, a Franklin County sheriff’s deputy and a Winchester police officer were involved Friday in a vehicle pursuit with 39-year-old Larry Millraney.

The officer and deputy were pursuing Millraney because he allegedly shot into a residence in Franklin County.

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Officials say Millraney crashed his vehicle during the pursuit. Millraney allegedly reached a weapon when officers approached him, according to the TBI.

Officers then shot and fatally wounded Millraney. No officers were injured.

TBI is investigating the shooting.