TBI identifies woman killed in officer-involved shooting in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Officials with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have identified a woman shot and killed during an officer-involved shooting in Memphis.

The shooting happened around 2 p.m. Wednesday near a McDonald’s on S. Third Street.

Memphis police attempted to pull over a stolen car out of Olive Branch, Miss., MPD said.

The woman refused to stop and rammed a squad car.

MPD said an officer opened fire, killing the woman.

She has been identified as Kayla Lucas, 25.

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A man who was in the car was detained at the scene.

This officer-involved shooting is the fourth in Memphis/Shelby County in 2021.