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Name of deputy in shooting released

Published On: Nov 16 2012 05:01:40 AM CST
Updated On: Nov 16 2012 04:36:56 PM CST
CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. -

The Carter County deputy involved in a shooting Tuesday was identified by sheriff Chris Mathes.

Mathes says it was Deputy William Ross Frizzell that fired his gun at Keith Brummit.

It happened at the intersection of Okolona Road and Milligan Highway.

Mathes says Frizzell was attempting to serve a warrant on Brummitt when Brummitt attacked him.

The sheriff says Frizzell was choked and beaten by Brummitt before he ended the struggle by firing that shot.

Brumitt remains hospitalized.  

Frizzell has been released.