A breakdown of everything we know so far about Steven Wiggins and the officer involved shooting in Dickson County. The Tennessee Highway Patrol says suspect Steven Wiggins shot and killed a DCSO deputy on Wednesday morning. According to officials, Wiggins was involved in an early morning altercation with the deputy after a suspicious vehicle was reported in Kingston Springs. Contact was lost with the deputy, and the sheriff's office tracked his vehicle and found him deceased inside.
A manhunt was underway in Tennessee Wednesday for a man suspected of fatally shooting a sheriff's deputy responding to a suspicious vehicle report, authorities said. Steven Joshua Wiggins was identified initially as a person of interest and later as a suspect in Wednesday morning's shooting of Dickson County Sheriff's Deputy Sgt. Daniel Baker, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation acting director Jason Locke said.
The subject of a statewide manhunt has a long history of violent crimes in Tennessee and had multiple active warrants for his arrest before authorities say he shot and killed a Dickson County Sheriff's deputy Wednesday morning. Police have identified the shooting suspect as 31-year-old Steven Wiggins. The deputy has been identified as 32-year-old Sgt. Daniel Baker.
A manhunt is underway in central Tennessee after a deputy was shot and killed Wednesday morning, reports CBS affiliate WTVF. The incident happened in Dickson County, west of Nashville. Officials are searching for an armed man in the area of Bear Creek Valley Road and Tidwell Switch Road, the station reports.