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Metro Police investigating discharge of officer's weapon along Dickerson Pike

(Fox 17 News photo)

UPDATE: Metro Police said the law enforcement response along Dickerson Pike is connection to the discharge of an officer's weapon.

Police were called to the scene early Friday morning in the 3540 block of Dickerson Pike. Police now say they're investigating the discharge of an officer's weapon.

No injuries were reported in the incident.

More information is expected to be released.

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There's a large police presence at a home along Dickerson Pike.

Neighbors in the area say they heard choppers in the area about 5 a.m. Friday.

Communications dispatchers said the response was a "911 hangup." But as of 8:30 a.m., there are still several police vehicles on scene and there's a crime scene van on premises. Police confirm that this is not a death investigation.

A nearby dog kennel said there is no disruptions at their business.

Police said there is no threat to the public.

Fox 17 News has a crew on the scene and will update this story. Tune in live through 9 a.m.


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