An off-duty Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officer accidentally shot two other hunters while turkey hunting in Campbell County on Sunday.
The TBI is probing the shooting, state wildlife officials said.
The officer, who was not named in a TWRA news release issued late Sunday, reportedly shot two other hunters by accident while he was hunting in the North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area in Pioneer, Tennessee, about 50 miles northwest of Knoxville, officials said. The victims in the shooting also were not named.
The incident occurred before 10 a.m. Sunday near Norma Road, which cuts through the management area and roughly parallels the New River.
"One victim was transported and the other drove himself to [University of Tennessee] Medical Center for examination," officials said in the release. "Both victims have been released and the incident is under investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation."