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Tennessee officer wounded in welfare-check shootout dies

Steve Hinkle died Tuesday after he was struck by gunfire while conducting a welfare check. (Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office) A Tennessee police officer shot over the weekend when a welfare check morphed into a shootout has died, officials said Tuesday. Police said Sgt. Steve Hinkle, with the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, was shot by 44-year-old Jackie Scott Pendergrass […]