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Springfield Police Officers responded to the 800 block of Hillside Drive in Springfield at around 10 p.m. on Wednesday after it was reported that an individual with a possible weapon was threatening suicide.
Two officers approached from the front of the residence, and one officer went to the rear of the residence and saw through a window that the suspect was armed with a shotgun. The officer saw the suspect fire the shotgun into the front door of the residence.
When the officer entered through the back door and confronted the suspect, the suspect turned the shotgun toward the officer. The officer fired one shot, striking the suspect in the left shoulder.
Emergency medical services was dispatched to the scene. The suspect, William Dove, of the residence, was transported to NorthCrest, and then transferred to Vanderbilt Hospital for treatment.
The TBI is investigating the incident.
Thursday, July 19 2012, 07:39 AM CDT
State officials to hold seat belt campaign event
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SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (AP) -- The Governor's Highway Safety Office plans to announce its "Click It or Ticket" campaign on Friday.
The event is scheduled to take place at 1 p.m. at the Robertson County Courthouse in Springfield.
Nationally, statistics show seat belt use increased significantly in 2012 as compared to 2011 among drivers, right-front passengers and backseat occupants.
However, officials say more than 400 of Tennessee's crash fatalities last year involved unrestrained drivers or passengers.
The Governor's Highway Safety Office urges all motorists to buckle up.
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