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TBI Identifies Suspect In Officer-Involved Shooting

An Overton County resident remains hospitalized for injuries sustained during a shootout with Warren County deputies Monday.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has identified the man as 66-year-old Charles Ray Bean.

Officials with the Overton County Sheriff’s Office said Bean fled to Warren County after setting fire to at least two structures in Monday morning.

A TBI press release said Warren County authorities spotted Bean’s vehicle and a brief pursuit began before he turned onto C Rody Road and opened fire on officers.

Bean suffered injuries and received treatment at a Chattanooga hospital. Officials said none of the officers suffered injuries during the incident.