Tennessee News Minute
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - An official at a Tennessee sheriff's office says an on-duty deputy has been wounded in a shooting that killed a suspect. Shelby County Sheriff's Lt. Anthony Buckner tells WMC-TV the deputy was shot outside a Memphis apartment complex Wednesday morning. News outlets report the suspect was declared dead at the scene, and the deputy was taken to a hospital. Authorities haven't released the identities of the suspect or deputy. Buckner said deputies were seeking a wanted person.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Early voting is now open for the upcoming November midterm elections in Tennessee. Starting Wednesday, voters can cast their ballots early through Nov. 1.
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - Officials say they are investigating the death of a soldier in an off-duty shooting at a sprawling Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee borderline. Fort Campbell officials say Spc. Brittney Niecol Silvers, of Jacksonville, Florida died in the shooting Sunday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Christian artist Tauren Wells won four awards including new artist and contemporary Christian artist of the year at the 49th annual Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards. Wells, who was the former lead singer for Christian rock group Royal Tailor, performed "Known" from his solo debut album, "Hills and Valleys," during Thursday's award show from Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee.
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