La Vergne, TENNESSEE – According to the La Vergne Police Department, the shooting occurred Saturday night.
It happened on I-24.
The responding officers reportedly saw a driver who was using excessive speed.
The officers then followed the driver and deployed a spike strip that successfully stopped him.
Three unidentified suspects then exited the vehicle and took off on a foot.
One of the suspects then fired shots at the responding officer and nearly hit him.
All 3 male suspects were arrested and taken into custody, police officials said.
Pending charges will be issued by the Metro Nashville Police Department.
No other information is available at the moment.
This incident remains under investigation.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.