Saturday, October 12, 2013
Meth Suspect Shot By Police While Making Getaway
A Bristol, TN man is dead after trying to run from police. Officers with Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department went to Bay Street in Bristol, TN to follow up on a Meth investigation. When they arrived two people tried to escape in the car almost hitting police officers. Shots were fired, the man driving the car was hit, but got away. Police officers were able to pull a woman from the getaway car. A short time later, someone called authorities to say a family member was their home on Randolph Street in Bristol, VA and had been shot. The suspect was taken to the hospital, where he later died. The TBI has taken over the investigation, an autopsy will be conducted and no charges have been filed in the incident.