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Early indications, according to the KSP, are that the officer was shot during a traffic stop on Hwy. 68 near Columbia. The officer is being transported to a hospital in Marion County after being shot in the leg and arm. His condition is unknown at this time.
The suspect, who fled, is said to be in a 2007 Kia Spectra with Kentucky tag - 761 HAR.
Anyone with information can call the KSP at (270) 384-4796.
Stay tuned to "Tennessee Mornings" from 5-9 a.m. for the latest information.
Wednesday, November 14 2012, 05:08 AM CST
Houston brother will be his own attorney in court
June 18, 2013 13:02 GMT
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Roane County man will face federal gun violation charges next month without an attorney.
The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/17VlXpM ) reported Rocky Joe Houston will represent himself on a charge of possession of a gun by a felon.
The charge came after Houston earlier represented himself in state court on charges stemming from a police chase. He was convicted of evading arrest and reckless endangerment.
Houston and his brother, Leon Houston, were tried, but not convicted, in the 2006 shooting deaths of a Roane County deputy and his ride-along companion.
In federal court, Rocky Joe Houston is claiming the officer who charged him with the felony had no legal authority.
Information from: Knoxville News Sentinel, http://www.knoxnews.com
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