Man shot by officer during confrontation in backyard of Clarksville home


CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man was shot by a Clarksville officer during a confrontation in the backyard of a home early Thursday morning, according to police.

Officers responded just after 12:10 a.m. to a call on Durrett Drive, where they said they made contact with a man in the yard.

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As officers were speaking with the man, they said he pulled out a weapon, leading an officer to fire, striking the man.

He was transported to a hospital, but his condition was not provided.

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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation will investigate the shooting.

No additional information was immediately released.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and for updates.


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