Tennessee

The Latest: Suspect in officer shooting found dead

The Latest on a police officer who was shot and wounded while trying to serve a warrant at a motel in Nashville, Tennessee (all times local):

10:30 a.m.

A man suspected of shooting and wounding a Nashville, Tennessee, police officer has been found dead in a motel room.

Police tweeted that they found the gunman who shot the officer dead inside a room at the Cumberland Inn on Tuesday morning, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police say the wounded officer, Terrance McBride, was shot after entering the motel room to serve a warrant. McBride has worked for the agency for three years.

Metro Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson said McBride has a serious shoulder wound, but he is expected to make a full recovery.

7:15 a.m.

A police officer in Tennessee has been shot and wounded while trying to serve a warrant at a Nashville motel.

The Metro Nashville Police Department said on its Twitter page that the officer was shot in the shoulder at the Cumberland Inn and suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The officer's name wasn't released.

News media reported the suspect was barricaded in a room at the motel, which has been evacuated.

Police said they were attempting to arrest the suspect. According to media reports, officers are using a megaphone to speak with the suspect.

The road in front of the motel has been closed and police are asking motorists to avoid the area.