FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Autonomous Robots Prevent Crime

Ask The Expert

Stacy Dean Stephens

VP Marketing & Sales

ESS Crossbow Photochromic Ballistic Eyeshield - ESS Eyepro
The ESS Crossbow Photochromic eyeshield is created using Transition Optics...

Top News

2 TN Officers Wounded, Suspect Killed in Gunfight

November 10, 2017  | 

Two Kingsport, TN, police officers were wounded and a suspect killed in a Thursday afternoon standoff and gunfight.

Kingsport police responded to the home around 2:30 p.m. after receiving a report of a man threatening to harm himself and one of his neighbors.

Officers found out the suspect, identified as Hugh Kyle Hurd, was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear on a previous charge of aggravated stalking involving a different neighbor.

Upon arrival, officers learned that the suspect had barricaded himself inside the residence and was in possession of a firearm. A perimeter was set up by officers and KPD SWAT Team was called in to assist.

Around 4:45 p.m., police said the Hurd came out of his condominium, armed with a firearm and there was an “immediate exchange of gunfire between him and the officers. He then retreated back inside his condominium.”

Police said the shots from Hurd struck two Kingsport police officers.

Around 6:00 p.m., the SWAT team entered the home and found the suspect dead, according to the KPD.

The wounded officers were taken to the hospital for treatment. One of the officers was treated and released, while the other officer remains hospitalized. The names of the officers have not been revealed at this time, WJHL TV reports.


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Four Children, Barricaded Man, Discovered Dead Following 20-Hour Florida Standoff
Orlando Police Chief John Mina said during a press conference that officers entered the...
Orlando Officer Shot in Head, Suspect Barricaded with 4 Children
Officer Kevin Valencia was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center where he underwent...
Orlando Officer Shot, 4 Children Held Hostage by Suspect
The officer, whose name has not been released, was taken to Orlando Regional Medical...

Police Magazine