Memphis Police Officer Shot

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Memphis police said an officer has been taken to a hospital with a non-critical wound after he was shot.

Police spokeswoman Karen Rudolph said officers responded to a call Monday afternoon about a man armed with a shotgun in east Memphis.

When police arrived at the location near businesses at a strip mall, the suspect opened fire, wounding one of the officers. The officer, whose name wasn't released, was transported to the Regional Medical Center in non-critical condition.

Police shot the suspect, who also was taken to a hospital. His condition isn't yet available.

Further details aren't available. Investigators were still at the scene Monday evening.


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