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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation investigating Thursday afternoon officer involved shooting in Nashville

Nashville, TENNESSEE – According to the MNPD officials, the shooting occurred around 2:41 p.m. Thursday.

It happened on I-65 northbound near mile marker 77.

Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper reportedly stopped when he saw a man sitting on the guardrail.

The responding trooper made contact with the 37-year-old man.

The suspect then produced a box cutter, police said.

The THP trooper called MNPD officers for assistance.

An off-duty Mt. Juliet Police officer saw the situation and stopped to assist.

The 37-year-old suspect was reportedly holding his right hand in his pocket and was holding a box cutter in his left hand.

He then pulled his right hand out of his pocket, holding a silver object.

Nine (9) officers then fired their weapons, killing the 37-year-old suspect.

He was later identified as Landon Eastep.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.