Wounding of two Olive Branch officers in 2006 remains a mystery

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: June 29, 2022 4:00 AM CT | Published: June 29, 2022 4:00 AM CT

Early in a June morning in 2006, two Olive Branch police officers approached a suspected stolen car. Gunfire erupted and 16 years later, authorities are still looking for the shooter.


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Toni Lepeska

Toni Lepeska

Toni Lepeska is a freelance reporter for The Daily Memphian. The 34-year veteran of newspaper journalism is an award-winning essayist and covers a diversity of topics, always seeking to reveal the human story behind the news. Toni, who grew up in Cayce, Mississippi, is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. To learn more, visit tonilepeska.com

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