ASHLAND CITY, TN (WSMV) - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Thursday in Ashland City.
The incident occurred around 8:10 p.m. at the intersection of Old Clarksville Pike and Red Binkley Road, near Mt. Zion Freewill Baptist Church. News4 was first to the scene.
Officials told us on scene that a Cheatham County Sheriff's deputy shot a man in a field near the church.
In a statement, TBI confirmed that the man was shot in the arm and is expected to survive. No officers were injured in the incident.
The TBI says that Cheatham County Sheriff's Office deputies were chasing a wanted man, identified as 33-year-old Josh Cathey.
The deputies reported that Cathey tried to hit one of the deputies with his car. One of the deputies on scene fired a shot at Cathey, hitting him in the arm.
Per agency policy, TBI did not identify the deputies involved in this incident. They are continuing the investigation. Stay with News4 for updates.
NEW: one person shot in a field near Mt. Zion Will Baptist Church. A Cheatham County Sheriff’s deputy shot a man. The man was taken to the hospital. pic.twitter.com/vPw4JzW05d— Kim St. Onge (@KimWSMV) March 1, 2019