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Shots Fired at TN Nuclear Plant

jander Wrote: Apr 22, 2013 12:23 PM
Automobiles kill almost 40k people each year. That's many times more deaths compared to guns related deaths yet there are more guns than cars! Are you prepared to ban guns or limit the speed limit to 25mph?

Tennessee's NBC affiliate reported yesterday:

A TVA spokesperson confirmed that a security officer patrolling TVA Watts Bar Nuclear Plant in Spring City was involved in a shootout with a suspect Sunday at about 2:00 a.m.

The security incident happened on the Tennessee River side of the plant property, more than a quarter mile from the plant's protected area, which houses its reactor and power production facilities.

TVA spokesperson Jim Hopson said the subject traveled up to the plant on a boat and walked onto the property.  When the officer questioned the suspect, the individual fired multiple shots at...