Incident

6-19-2017 Tennessee Manchester 2-1

Location

June 19, 2017

Coffee County Justice Center
300 Hillsboro Blvd
Manchester, Tennessee
Geolocation: 35.4785, -86.0837

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Deputy Wade Bassett
  • Age: 71
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Deputy Wendell Bowen
  • Age: 56
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Michael Bell
  • Age: 37
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Suicide
  • Attempted Murder/Suicide (one variable unsuccessful)
  • Institution/Group/Business
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer shot
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator killed
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator suicide at standoff
  • Guns stolen from law enforcement

Notes

inmate in courthouse for scheduled hearing grabbed deputy’s gun and shot 2 deputies then later shot himself

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 6
State Senate District: 16
State House District: 47