Sheriff's deputy fatally shot near Nashville; suspect at large

Associated Press • May 30, 2018 at 12:10 PM

DICKSON, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff's deputy was fatally shot during an altercation Wednesday, and police were searching for a suspect believed to be "armed and dangerous," authorities said.

Authorities identified the suspect as Steven Wiggins, who is described as a white male with balding brown hair.

The deputy was killed following a traffic stop early Wednesday, authorities said.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and other police agencies searching for Wiggins say he's armed and dangerous.

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