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Man Died from Self-Inflicted Gunshot wound in I-24 Incident; Trooper Not at Fault

Coffee County District Attorney Craig Northcott

According to information On Target News released on Saturday, at approximately 3:00 PM, a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper was dispatched to a crash along I-24 West in Coffee County. Upon arrival, the trooper observed a car in the median, near mile marker 120. While the trooper was working the crash, the driver walked over to the car and retrieved a gun.

According to Coffee County District Attorney Craig Northcott, 49 year-old William Pound from Georgia fired a weapon, resulting in the trooper returning fire. It was discovered that the man had died from a gunshot wound.

On Tuesday afternoon Northcott told On Target News that according to a preliminary autopsy, Pound died from a self-inflicted gun shot wound. Northcott added that the state trooper’s two shots hit the outside of the vehicle and did not enter inside.

Lucky Knott

Lucky Knott

One of Southern Tennessee's most experienced and recognized news broadcasters and play-by-play sportscasters. Current news director for On Target News and manager of Rooster 101.5 FM. Knott can be heard on 93.9 The Duck, The Rooster 101.5 and Whiskey Country 105.1 and 95.9. He is currently the play by play voice of the Coffee County Red Raiders on The Rooster 101.5. Lucky has done play-by-play for over 3,455 sports events on Radio & TV. He also served 4 years as the Public Information Officer for the Coffee Co. Sheriff's Dept. and taught Radio/TV for 6 years at Grundy County High School.

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