TBI clarifies information about officer-involved shooting

POSTED: 5:49 PM Aug 30 2013

We have new facts and a clarification on an officer-involved shooting that happened in Sullivan County in June.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation originally said Jeffrey Caldwell was holding a knife and an object they thought was a gun when officers tried to verify warrants for him. Click here to read more.

The TBI says police felt threatened and shot Caldwell.

Investigators now say Caldwell had a roof shingle, and not a gun, at the time.

A grand jury indicted him on an assault charge after the incident.