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Police say person of interest in custody in Memphis officer killing

Memphis police ID suspect in killing of officer; manhunt underway

Tennessee police officials have identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer and they are currently searching for the man. Police Director Toney Armstrong says twenty-nine year old Tremaine Wilbourn was a passenger in a car that was being investigated by Officer Sean Bolton on Saturday night. Armstrong says Bolton came across a 2002 Mercedes parked illegally in a neighborhood in southeast Memphis. He says Bolton shined his squad car's spotlight into the car and Wilbourn got out of the car and had a scuffle with Bolton before shooting him. Armstrong says the officer apparently had come upon a drug deal. Armstrong says the U.S. Marshal's office has...

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