Shooting generic

Earlier today, an inmate at Erlanger - Sequatchie facility grabbed a correction officer’s firearm, and a struggle ensued. 

The Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office officials said during the struggle, the firearm discharged. 

They said an off-duty deputy from a neighboring county helped the correction officer secure the inmate. 

Some involved in the incident received minor injuries. 

The case is still under investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. For more information, contact their Public Information Officer. 

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