Memphis Police Officer Shot and Killed in Memphis; Person of Interest in Custody

 SUPPORT UKRAINE  or   SIGN UP AMAZON PRIME  

A police officer was fatally shot during a traffic stop in Memphis and a manhunt is underway for the suspect, Tennessee police reported Sunday.

Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong reported during a news conference that police were alerted about 9:18 p.m. Saturday that an officer had been shot multiple times during a traffic stop. A civilian used the stricken officer’s police radio to notify police about the shooting.

With a police escort, police officer Officer Sean Bolton, 33, was rushed in critical condition to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police had a person of interest in custody by Sunday morning, but no details about the person have been released. The shooter was at large immediately after shooting.



Get updates from The Cardinal ALL NEWS FEEDS on Facebook. Just ‘LIKE’ the ‘Arlington Cardinal Page (become a fan of our page). The updates cover all posts and sub-category posts from The Cardinal — Arlingtoncardinal.com. You can also limit feeds to specific categories. See all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages at Arlingtoncardinal.com/about/facebook …

Arlingtoncardinal.com is an Amazon Associate website, which means that a small percentage of your purchases gets paid to Arlingtoncardinal.com at no extra cost to you. When you use the search boxes above, any Amazon banner ad, or any product associated with an Amazon banner on this website, you help pay expenses related to maintaining Arlingtoncardinal.com and creating new services and ideas for a resourceful website. See more info at Arlingtoncardinal.com/AdDisclosure