22-year-old Tavonte Thompson was charged with disorderly and resisting when officers were alerted that he was threatening people with a weapon. Police didn’t find a weapon but a brouhaha ensued disturbing citizens.
Here is a video of last night’s officer involved shooting in Nashville, as well as frame-by-frame views from the video.
In what would become the 3rd officer involved shooting in 19 months, MNPD officers responded to a call of shots fired at 2400 Buena Vista Pike, the Overlook Ridge Apartments just after 10:30 PM Friday night. During the incident, a MNPD officer was shot in the thigh and ankle. Two other officers returned fire, killing the suspect. Roads and part of the interstate were shut down to traffic along the the route while an ambulance transported the injured officer to the hospital for treatment.