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TBI Issues Statewide Blue Alert after Officer Shot



Police are looking for 34-year-old Samuel Q. Edwards (Photo: TBI)


The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued a statewide Blue Alert for a man that is suspected of shooting a Tennessee police officer.


Police are looking for 34-year-old Samuel Q. Edwards; he is described as 5 foot 11 inches tall, with brown eyes and weighing 160 pounds.


Police said that Edwards may be driving a white Chevy Silverado with a missing front grill with a license plate of 88FW55. In a later update, officials said they had located the truck in Millersville, but Edwards is still at large.

This image of Edwards was captured from a home security camera (Photo: TBI)


Edwards is wanted for attempted criminal homicide and evading arrest after a Hendersonville Police officer was shot on Monday night while making a traffic stop.


The officer has non-critical injuries and is being treated at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, police said.


Samuel Edwards is considered armed and dangerous; if you see him, call 1-800-TBI-FIND.





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