Woman dies after officer-involved shooting in Gallatin

GALLATIN, Tenn. (WKRN) – A woman has died after she was shot during an officer-involved shooting on Chaffin Court Wednesday morning.
When a deputy with the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office along with members of the Gallatin Housing Authority served Laronda Sweatt an eviction notice, she became combative and stabbed the deputy with an axe.
A neighbor News 2 spoke with saw the deputy, identified as Gary Pickard, as he made his way back his car and called for back-up.
Laronda Sweatt (Courtesy: Sweatt’s mother)
“There was an officer running up holding his side. The ambulance was coming and they run us back inside and tell

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