Suspect Dead After Officer Involved Shooting

The TBI is investigating after a suspect shot by police in Morristown Thursday died.

Officials say they spotted Kenneth Carter sitting in a car on Hayter Drive. He was wanted on several outstanding warrants. When officers tried to approach they say Carter rammed his vehicle into a cruiser.

One of the officers on foot fired twice. Carter was pronounced dead at UT Medical. His warrants were for evading arrest and failure to appear.

Officials say a woman in the car was uninjured.

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KARM’s 16th Annual Dragon Boat Festival is a fun, family-friendly event in which dedicated participants, volunteers, and sponsors raise money to support homeless men, women, and children in our community.