TBI identifies man killed in Dyer Co. officer-involved shooting

DYER COUNTY, Tenn. — A man killed in an officer-involved shooting over the weekend has been identified.

Jeffery Lynn Jones was shot and killed Friday night by a Dyer County deputy, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

According to officials, officers responding to a report of s domestic disturbance found Jones inside a home on Honeysuckle Cove in Dyersburg, holding both a long gun and a pistol.

When Jones allegedly pointed one of the guns at a deputy, the deputy fired at him. Jones died on the scene.

None of the officers were injured in the incident.

The TBI is currently investigating the shooting.

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