MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Latest on an officer-involved shooting outside of Memphis (all times local):
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says deputies shot and wounded a knife-carrying man in the Memphis suburb of Cordova.
An statement from the bureau says Shelby County Sheriff's deputies were responding to a call at about 1:30 p.m. that someone was driving erratically and had been involved in a hit-and-run. They encountered Edmond Otis Studdard walking down the road with a knife.
The TBI says deputies fired two shots at Studdard, who was taken to a hospital. His exact condition was not immediately available.
TBI agents are investigating at the request of the local district attorney general. Bureau spokeswoman Susan Niland says Studdard is white. She did not immediately know the race of the deputies involved.
TBI already is investigating three shootings involving Memphis police officers this year.
Tennessee authorities are responding to a shooting involving Shelby County Sheriff's deputies that sent one person to a hospital.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Susan Niland says agents are on the scene of Thursday's shooting in the Memphis suburb of Cordova. The sheriff's office says the bureau is handling the investigation and declined comment.
Niland said the person shot is alive and has been taken to a hospital. She offered no more details and said the bureau will provide an update once agents "are able to offer an assessment of the circumstances."
The bureau says it was asked by Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich to investigate. The bureau already has been investigating three shootings involving Memphis Police Department officers this year.