TBI: Suspect shot by deputy has died

THREE WAY, Tenn.–Officials with the TBI confirm one man is dead after a Madison County Sheriff’s Deputy shot at his car. The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. Friday in Three Way. The TBI says 18-year-old Dilon C. McGee was driving during the incident and an autopsy will be performed on the teenager. Officials say McGee, along with his passenger, 19-year-old Robert Aspiranti were approached by Deputies with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office in the parking lot of 18 Three Way Lane. According to TBI Public Information Officer, Susan Niland they “were identified as individuals they wanted to speak with regarding an on-going investigation.” McGee attempted to run over the officers, according to Niland. This is when Niland says the vehicle fled the scene, driving across four lanes of traffic before running into a fence on the property of Quality Outdoor Products. Records show McGee had active warrants signed Friday for assault, domestic assault, aggravated robbery and false imprisonment. Aspiranti was taken into custody on the scene but was not injured. He is currently being held at the Madison County Jail. The TBI nor the Madison County Sheriff’s department has not released if Aspiranti could face any charges. The TBI is investigating at the request of Madison County Sheriff John Mehr and the District Attorney General for the 26th Judicial District. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is working with TBI during the investigation. The Tennessee Highway Patrol also had troopers at the scene to assist. The name of the deputy involved in the shooting has not been released.

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