DICKSON, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff’s deputy was fatally shot during a traffic stop Wednesday, and police were searching for a suspect believed to be “armed and dangerous,” authorities said.
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Authorities identified the suspect as Steven Wiggins, a white male with balding brown hair.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation tweeted that it has placed Wiggins on its Top 10 Most Wanted list and is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to his arrest.
The agency also sent an alert about the suspect to cellphones in the area.
We’re issuing a Tennessee Blue Alert for Steven Wiggins, the person-of-interest in the shooting death of a Dickson County sheriff’s deputy. He is believed to be armed and dangerous.
Spot him? Call 911! pic.twitter.com/Aj8oxy06hd— TBI (@TBInvestigation) May 30, 2018