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Officer shot in standoff in Carter County, Tennessee

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Deputies in Carter County, Tennessee were on the scene of an active shooting Thursday morning. It started when deputies responded to a call of an intoxicated person waving a gun in a neighborhood.

Deputies say the shooter started firing at them when they arrived. One female deputy was injured. The Johnson City Press identifies that officer as Jenna Markland. The article reports, she was shot twice, once in her forehead and once above her mouth. She was reportedly flowing to the Johnson City Medical Center for treatment. Lunceford told the paper that she is doing well and the bullets did not enter her skull.

One other woman was injured when she was shot in the hand.

To read more from the Johnson City Press, click here.

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