DA’s office deems officers justified in three fatal shootings

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 27, 2022 12:59 PM CT | Published: August 26, 2022 5:00 PM CT

In two of the incidents, officers were struck or nearly struck by the suspects’ vehicles. In the third incident, an officer was hit in the chest by gunfire but was protected by his bulletproof vest. 


Shelby County District Attorney’s Office officer-involved shooting
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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