Tennessee police are in a serious condition and his suspected shooter is dead after gun fire broke out Saturday morning, officials said. 44-year-old Jackie Scott Pendergast, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), said in a statement.
Once in Pendergrays' residence, the authorities say he has opened fire by shooting at least one shot.
TBI said the MPs retreated and tried to communicate with the suspect, but he again opened fire. The police returned fire, but Deputy Steve Hinckley was hit during the exchange.
He was taken to a hospital where officials said he was in a state of seriousness.
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TBI said after a few hours, officials entered the home where they found a suspect died
TBI said the investigation is under way.