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FBI Special Agent Involved in Shooting

FBI Knoxville March 07, 2013
  • Public Affairs Specialist Joyce McCants (865) 544-0751

A special agent with the Knoxville Division of the FBI was involved in a shooting while attempting to execute a search warrant and arrest warrant yesterday, March 6, 2013. The incident occurred on Stapleton Road in New Market, Tennessee. The incident began around 7:30 a.m. when agents attempted to arrest the subject for distribution and possession of child pornography. The subject died as a result of injuries he sustained. Additional details are available on PACER.

In accordance with FBI policy, the shooting incident is under investigation by the FBI’s Inspection Division.