LOUDON, Tenn. (WVLT/WYMT)- A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper was shot at in Loudon after conducting a traffic stop on I-75 North at mile marker 75, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
Officials said a passing vehicle shot "what appears to be two rounds" from the car while the trooper was conducting a traffic stop.
"The trooper nor the occupants in the traffic stop vehicle were injured. The trooper returned to his patrol vehicle and pursued the vehicle a short distance," said Randall Marting, a THP spokesperson.
Other units were able to assist the trooper in his pursuit.
The suspect was pulled over at the 77-mile marker and a felony stop was conducted.
The suspects were taken into custody without incident, one male, one female, and a firearm were recovered from the vehicle, according to officials.