Suspect flees Hawkins County, fatally wounded in Virginia

ROGERSVILLE (WATE) – A man is dead after fleeing from Hawkins County deputies and driving into Virginia Thursday.

Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office tried to stop a suspect who had several warrants. Investigators say the suspect did not stop and fled into Scott County, Virginia.

The suspect stopped in the road and came out of the vehicle. The report says the suspect took out a shotgun and pointed it at deputies. Two Virginia deputies shot at the suspect, according to investigators. The suspect died.

The suspect’s name has not been released. There is no more information at this time.

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