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Suspect killed in Clinton officer-involved shooting identified

Suspect killed in Clinton officer-involved shooting identified”

A wanted man was killed in an officer-involved shooting in the East Tennessee town of Clinton Wednesday night.

TBI has identified him as Roger Raymond York, Jr., 32.

The shooting happened in Clinton, which is about 19 miles northwest of Knoxville in east Tennessee.

They had received information that a man with outstanding warrants was at the residence. Investigators say the suspect tried to escape through a window.

One of the officers fired back and shot the suspect.

At some point during the encounter, investigators say the suspect opened fire on the officers.

A investigation into the incident is ongoing as TBI agents interview witnesses.

York had previously been arrested for aggravated robbery, evading arrest and reckless driving by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office.

The TBI said the findings of the investigation will be shared with the District Attorney General to be reviewed.



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