An officer-involved shooting happened in Clinton Wednesday night.
The shooting happened in Clinton, which is about 19 miles northwest of Knoxville in east Tennessee.
The Clinton Police Department went to a home for a report of a man with outstanding warrants being at the residence. Law enforcement confirmed the man's identity and were trying to take him into custody, when he tried to get away by climbing through a window. During the encounter, the suspect fired at the officers. The TBI says an officer returned fire, killing the suspect. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Records show York had a violent criminal history in Anderson County. TBI Special Agent Forensic Scientists with the Violent Crime Response Team responded and are collecting evidence. Investigative findings will be shared with the District Attorney General throughout the process for his consideration and review.