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ATF Agent Injured in Shootout with Drug Suspect in Tennessee

By Steve Neavling

An ATF agent was injured and a gunman killed in a shootout Tuesday afternoon in Tennessee. 

The agent was trying to arrest Corey Daniel Wellman as part of a drug-related investigation when the shootout occurred at about 2:15 p.m. in a parking of a string of businesses, Metro Nashville Police told reporters, The Tennessean reports.

As of Wednesday, the agent was still being treated at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. 

No other law enforcement officers were injured. 

The FBI is leading the investigation. 

The agent was trying to serve an arrest warrant for Wellman, who had been charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute. 

On Monday, a DEA agent was fatally shot aboard an Amtrak train in Tucson, Ariz., while conducting a routine inspection for illegal drugs and guns. 

Jodi Cohen Named Special Agent in Charge of Louisville Field Office

Special FBI Agent in Charge Jodi Cohen

By Steve Neavling

Jodi Cohen has been named special agent in charge of the Louisville Field Office in Kentucky. 

Cohen, whose career with the bureau began in 2005, was most recently serving as chief of staff for the executive assistant director and section chief in the National Security Branch (NSB) at FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C. 

Cohen’s career as an FBI agent began in 2005. 

In 2018, Cohen served as the assistant special agent in charge of the Criminal Branch in the Seattle Field Office. She was also a team leader in the Inspection Division at FBI headquarters, overseeing agent-involved shooting investigations, national program reviews, and field office inspections.

In 2014, Cohen became supervisory special agent and reported to the Washington Field Office to provide support to national security and criminal covert operations.

Cohen also worked in the New York Field Office, investigating white-collar crime and health-care fraud. She also served on the Safe Streets Task Force.

Cohen received a bachelor’s degree from Quinnipiac University and a master’s degree in physical therapy from Quinnipiac University. 

Before her career with the FBI, she served as a senior physical therapist at a hospital in New York City.