JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a special agent has died during a drug investigation in west Tennessee.
TBI spokesman Josh DeVine says in a news release that 35-year-old Special Agent De'Greaun Frazier was working with other agents and narcotics officers when he met a person for a controlled buy in a car Tuesday afternoon in Jackson.
DeVine says the person produced a firearm in an attempt to rob Frazier and an informant and fired once, hitting Frazier.
Frazier died at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
The suspect was apprehended a short distance away and is in custody with charges pending.
Frazier had been with TBI since February after working as an officer with the Millington Police Department.
This story has corrected the spelling of DeVine.