An inmate was shot and killed Wednesday after an officer-involved shooting on the Vanderbilt 100 Oaks campus in Nashville, Tennessee.
The Tennessean reports two Robertson County deputies were escorting an inmate to an outlying county clinic when during a confrontation, broke free, grabbed one of the deputy’s guns and fired.
Robertson County Sheriff's Office spokesman Ryan Martin tells the publication that the “inmate has been shot and is now deceased," while Deputy Josh Wiley is in critical condition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center after being shot. The officer returning fire, Deputy Tomishae Jones, is not injured.
Two Robertson County deputies escorting prisoner to a clinic @ 100 Oaks when during a confrontation he grabbed a deputies gun and fired.— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) June 28, 2017
One deputy critically injured. One of the deputies returned fire. Prisoner deceased on scene.— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) June 28, 2017
Law enforcement responding pic.twitter.com/4DVeZjZH4X— Matt Alvarez (@MAlvarezFOX17) June 28, 2017
The shooting occurred at around 1:30 p.m. inside the building, which is known to be a medical office complex, according to Metro police.
Spokesman John Howser of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center reports there were no other injuries from the incident.
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