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UPDATE: Officer opens fire on driver who rammed patrol car

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) - A Chattanooga police officer opened fire on a man, who rammed a police patrol car and fled from a traffic stop, Sunday night.

The officer attempted to stop a vehicle in the 3300 block of Windsor Court in Brainerd just after 8 p.m., according to a news release. 

The driver evaded the stop and led the officer down a dead end road. The suspect then rammed the officer's vehicle attempting to flee. 

The officer opened fire. It's unclear if the suspect was hit. He managed to elude authorities.

The officer was not injured.  

Per police policy the officer has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the results of the investigation. 


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