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Suspect in custody after allegedly firing shots at Greeneville officers

Officials with the Greeneville Police Department warned the public of a suspect considered “armed and dangerous” Thursday afternoon.
Joseph Hale
Joseph Hale(Greeneville Police Department)
Published: Jul. 29, 2021 at 1:12 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 30, 2021 at 8:15 AM EDT
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GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Officials with the Greeneville Police Department said an “armed and dangerous” suspect is now in custody.

According to police, the search for Joseph Hale began after he reportedly fired shots at Greeneville officers Thursday afternoon. When the search began, Hale was considered armed and dangerous. He was taken into police custody just before 6 p.m.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation joined in the search efforts to locate Hale.

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