MPD: Carjacking suspect shot by Memphis police officer in Berclair

Published: May. 30, 2023 at 4:56 PM CDT|Updated: May. 30, 2023 at 6:39 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Memphis Police Department has confirmed that a carjacking suspect was shot by a Memphis police officer Tuesday afternoon.

Police say at 2:30 p.m., officers responded to a carjacking in the 700 block of Eastern Drive in Berclair.

Police say a man stole a Chevrolet Trailblazer, which was located by officers nearby.

A vehicle pursuit ensued before the suspect bailed out of the Trailblazer in the 800 block of Eastern Drive and fired one shot toward officers. No officers were injured.

An officer fired a single shot back, striking the suspect.

The suspect was then transported to Regional One Hospital in non-critical condition.

No charges have been filed.

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