Shots fired during Tipton County chase, 2 in custody

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TIPTON COUNTY, Tenn. — A Tipton County deputy fired multiple shots while pursuing suspects through Tipton County into Millington, according to the Tipton County Sheriff's Office.

The deputies were responding to an aggravated burglary call around 10 a.m. in the 100 block of Hanna Marie Drive in Munford when they tried to pull over the two suspects.

TCSO said the suspects didn't pull over and instead drove off the roadway to avoid the deputies, almost hitting them in the process.

The suspects then led the deputies on a pursuit, which took them into Millington.

The suspects later stopped after hitting a citizen's vehicle then the deputy's vehicle.

A deputy fired multiple rounds into the motor of the suspects' vehicle when they tried to drive away again, according to the sheriff's office.

No one was injured.

TCSO said both suspects are now in custody after a brief struggle.

Detectives recovered the items stolen in the burglary, which were construction materials and tools.

Police identified the driver as Timothy Keen, 27, and Dustin Brookshire, 29, both of Memphis. They are charged with two counts of burglary and theft of property over $1,000. Keen is also charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, reckless driving, driving on a revoked license and felony evading arrest.

Millington Police assisted TCSO. There will be more charges filed in Millington for offenses that happened there, TSCO said.

“These thieves were going to do anything including running over deputies and citizens to escape being captured by law enforcement," Tipton County Sheriff J.T. "Pancho" Chumley said. "I am thankful that no one involved in their apprehension were injured and the suspects are in jail."