MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Police Department captured a man accused of firing shots at an officer in the 1400 block of Depass Tuesday evening, confirms the Memphis Police Department.
Police tell WREG the incident began when officers tried to pull over a car that was driving on Depass around 6:15 p.m.
When one of the officers got near the car, a man jumped out and ran. Police said they saw a gun and what appeared to be a bag of marijuana in his hands.
The officer chased the suspect.
There was some sort of struggle, and shots were fired. The officer hit the suspect in the hand.
MPD says it’s unknown if the suspect fired at the officer.
After being shot, the man ran two streets over to the 1400 block of Salem.
Police say he entered two home and in the second home he told a man he was involved in a fight and needed to use his phone.
About 20 officers and K-9’s started going