UPDATE: A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper is on paid leave for a deadly officer-involved shooting Monday night in Hixson.
It happened on Valley Lane around 7:00 p.m.
THP spokesman Lt. John Harmon says the trooper, whose name has not been released, made a routine traffic stop and the driver resisted arrest. Harmon says the driver, 48-year-old Brian P. Allen, sped away from the scene and the trooper chased him.
Harmon says preliminary reports show the driver stopped again, pulled a weapon and shots were fired.
Police say it's not clear what the weapon was or who fired the shots.
Harmon: driver fled, trooper chased him. Shots were fired. Driver was killed @WRCB