Couple killed in West Memphis officer-involved shooting identified

(WMC Action News 5)
Updated: Jan. 19, 2019 at 10:14 PM CST
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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Arkansas State Police have identified a couple killed in an officer-involved shooting.

Megan Brooke Rivera, 22, and 30-year-old De’Angelo Jamar Brown of Lancaster, South Carolina were killed in the shooting near North 18th and McAuley Drive Wednesday night.

A West Memphis police officer was also injured, but was later released.

West Memphis police said the officer-involved shooting stemmed from a traffic stop.

Police said the officers fired their weapons after the driver failed to stop, then began ramming police vehicles.

It is unclear who was driving the vehicle.

The shooting is still under investigation by the Arkansas State Police.

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