Tennessee Deputy Wounded, Suspect Dead in Memphis Gunfight

A deputy with the Shelby County (TN) Sheriff's Office was wounded and a gunman was killed in a gunfight in Memphis on Wednesday afternoon.

A deputy with the Shelby County (TN) Sheriff's Office was wounded and a gunman was killed in a gunfight in Memphis on Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Commercial Appeal, helby County Sheriff spokesman Capt. Anthony Buckner said a multi-agency gang unit was serving a felony arrest warrant for a subject—identified as Willie Hudson—when gunfire erupted.

One deputy was struck several times by gunfire and another suffered injury from a dog bite, Buckner said.

Both were transported to a nearby hospital where they were treated for their injuries, which were described as non-life-threatening.

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