DICKSON, Tenn. – The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Tennessee sheriff’s deputy (all times are local):
Tennessee authorities are offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Tennessee sheriff’s deputy.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation tweeted Wednesday that it has placed Steven Joshua Wiggins on his Top 10 most Wanted list and is offering a reward of $2,500 for information leading to his arrest.
The agency is of the opinion Wiggins fatally shot by an unknown sheriff deputy during a traffic stop early Wednesday in Dickson County.
The agency has also sent an alert about the suspect to cell phones in the area.
Tennessee authorities say a sheriff’s deputy was fatally shot and a suspect believed to be “armed and dangerous” is still at large.
A Tennessee Highway Patrol spokesperson told news outlets that the suspect was involved in an altercation with the Dickson County deputy early Wednesday after a vehicle was reported stolen.
Humphreys County Sheriff’s Office identified the suspect as Steven Wiggins, who is described as a white male with balding brown hair.