MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis and Arkansas Police are working to find the person who shot an officer and fled the scene Sunday night.
According to MPD, a little after 8 p.m., an officer was shot in the area of Perkin and I-240; he did not return fire. The suspect’s vehicle was identified, and police tried to do a traffic stop.
The suspect did not stop, and he fled the scene. Officers chased the suspect’s vehicle to I-55 and Bridgeport Road, where the suspect got out and ran into the woods.
I-55 was shut down but has since reopened.
This remains an ongoing investigation as both police departments continue to search for the person responsible.
WREG will provide updates as more information becomes available.