Chattanooga police officer shoots and kills sheriff’s department employee

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. —  An off-duty employee of the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office was shot early Wednesday morning by a Chattanooga, Police officer.

According to WDEF-TV, several officers were called to a home on a report of a gunshot fired.

Police reportedly encountered and armed man and shot him.

The TBI is investigating the fatal shooting and identified the man shot as Daniel Hendricks, a corrections officer.