UPDATE: Deputy injured during active shooter situation near Bristol, TN
UPDATE: Officials say a Sullivan County deputy has been injured in this active shooter situation and has been taken to a medical center. They would not comment on the severity of the injury.
A house on 394 where the suspect is barricaded has been surrounded by SWAT and officials say shots have already been fired.
PREVIOUS STORY: The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports there is an active shooter in Sullivan County (Blountville area).
Highway 11W at the Highway 394 intersection is closed. THP says the suspect has barricaded themselves somewhere in this area. Traffic is being stopped on Highway 11W and 394 and is being turned around.
Our crews on the scene see SWAT armored vehicles.
Sullivan County officers are leading the incident. THP, Bristol and Carter County officers are also on scene and are assisting.