MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One person is dead, and a police officer is hospitalized after a shooting in Memphis.
Thursday, the Memphis Police Department responded to a call at a local library around 12:30 p.m.
In a statement on Twitter, MPD said the details of the shooting are unclear at this time. They do know that the officer and the other individual were shot.
The individual was pronounced dead on scene. The officer was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
The investigation is ongoing.
At approx. 12:32 p.m., officers responded to a call @ 5094 Poplar Avenue. At this time, we can confirm that an officer & another individual has been injured. Both parties are being transported to Regional One Hospital in critical condition.— Memphis Police Dept (@MEM_PoliceDept) February 2, 2023