McMinn deputies shoot Riceville man Sunday during loud music, shots-fired call

A McMinn County, Tennessee, man remained in critical condition Monday after being shot by sheriff's deputies early Sunday during a police call in the Riceville community. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into the incident.

Officers from the McMinn County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the 300 block of County Road 116 around 2 a.m. Sunday on a report of loud music and gunshots being fired, TBI spokesperson Leslie Earhart said in a news release issued Sunday.

Earhart said responding deputies "encountered a man who brandished a weapon and pointed it at them. Two deputies fired shots, striking the man."

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The man was airlifted to a Chattanooga hospital for treatment and no officers were injured during the incident, Earhart said.

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