Police say multiple people have been injured and one person was taken into custody after a man opened fire on motorists traveling along a parkway in East Tennessee.

Bristol police say in a statement it happened early Thursday in the city along the Virginia border.

Bristol Police Chief Blaine Wade told media that responding officers found an active shooter at the scene, who began shooting at officers. Police returned fire, he said, and the man was shot and wounded. One officer also received a minor injury. The suspect and the victims were taken to the Bristol Regional Medical Center. The number of people injured by gunfire wasn't clear.

Media reported that Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents were processing four separate crime scenes.

No further information was immediately available.