2 officers shot in Hohenwald, suspect killed - WSMV Channel 4

2 officers shot in Hohenwald, suspect killed

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A Channel 4 viewer shared this photo of the scene of the officer-involved shooting in Hohenwald. A Channel 4 viewer shared this photo of the scene of the officer-involved shooting in Hohenwald.
HOHENWALD, TN (WSMV) -

Two officers were injured after a man opened fire on them in Hohenwald Thursday night.

Hohenwald Police Chief Sam Livingston said four officers responded to an aggravated burglary call at a home around 7 p.m.

Josh Devine with the TBI said the homeowner had been stabbed but was able to call 911.

The officers were able to track down the suspect and confront him on the 200 block of North Park Street in Livingston. 

The suspect opened fire. When the officers returned fire, two of them were hit.

One officer was hit in the chest but was wearing body armor. He was treated at the scene.

A second officer was hit in the arm and had to be flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. His condition is unknown at this time.

The police chief said the suspect, identified as 18-year-old Allen Swader of Shelbyville, was shot and killed.

Devine said the homeowner who was stabbed suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Stay with Channel 4 and WSMV.com for more on this developing story.

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