KPD e-News Release: Mullins Street Officer Involved Shooting

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

http://Police.KingsportTN.govwww.KingsportPDBlog.com

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Mullins Street Officer Involved Shooting
DATE: April 17, 2019
CASE #: 19-007873
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at approximately 5:30 AM Kingsport Police Patrol Officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 100 block of Mullins Street in Kingsport. Shortly after their arrival, a suspect produced a weapon, resulting in shots being fired by one or more officers. The suspect has been transported to an area medical facility for treatment. No officers were injured in the incident.

Kingsport Police Department Investigators are in the preliminary stages of their investigation into the incident. As is protocol in officer involved shootings, and in the interest of complete transparency, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has also been requested to respond to conduct an independent parallel investigation. Additional information will be released at an appropriate time as it develops.

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

ThomasMPatton

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