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One person was killed Saturday afternoon in a shooting that involved a deputy of the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.

The HCSO is currently on the scene near the 7900 block of Sue Drive in Ooltewah.

Deputies had responded to a call involving a suicidal person, according to a Saturday afternoon news release. The shooting happened around 2 p.m.

"One suspect was pronounced deceased at the scene and all Sheriff's Office personnel involved are safe and accounted for," the release reads.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation will look into the shooting, per the instruction of the Hamilton County District Attorney's Office.

"The deputies involved in the Incident will be placed on administrative leave with pay as per agency policy," the release states.

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