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The Latest: Police head: I didn't think we'd be here so soon

The Latest: Police director on officer's shooting: I didn't think we'd be here so soon

The Latest: Police head: I didn't think we'd be here so soon

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The latest on a Memphis police officer being fatally shot (all times local):

5:45 p.m.

Police blocked the street in of the house where a Memphis police officer was fatally shot Sunday. A plainclothes detective spoke with a neighbor and uniformed officers also were on the scene.

Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong said 31-year-old Terence Olridge was shot multiple times. He was taken to a local hospital on Sunday where he later died.

In past shootings, Armstrong has addressed the media outside the Regional Medical Center in Memphis.

Armstrong told reporters on Sunday, "I didn't think that we'd be here again so soon."

Armstrong said the investigation is ongoing and that "details are sketchy."

Olridge is the fourth Memphis police officer to be fatally shot in slightly more than four years.

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3:30 p.m.

Authorities say an off-duty Memphis police officer is dead after being shot multiple times.

Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong said 31-year-old Terence Olridge was taken to a local hospital on Sunday where he later died.

Armstrong said officers got a call around 1 p.m. about a shooting at a home in the Memphis suburb of Cordova. He said a male suspect is in custody, but didn't say whether the person has been charged.

Armstrong said the investigation is ongoing and that "details are sketchy."

Olridge is the fourth Memphis police officer to be fatally shot in slightly more than four years.


Updated : 2021-09-28 12:12 GMT+08:00