Officer critically injured in shootout with suspect at gas station, Memphis Police say

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A police officer was critically injured in a shootout Monday night, according to the Memphis Police Department.

The gunfire was reported about 9:15 p.m. near Winchester Road and Lamar Avenue in the Oakhaven neighborhood, police said.

Police said that officer was shot multiple times.

The person who fired the shots at the officer was killed, police said. The person died at the scene.

The officer was taken to Regional One, police said.

The officer was shot in the hip and one in his vest, sources told FOX13. The shot in the hip passed through and hit nothing vital.

FOX13 arrived at the scene of the shooting and found a large police presence.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has taken over the officer-involved shooting investigation.