WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Two people were killed after a police chase ended in an officer-involved shooting in West Memphis Wednesday.
West Memphis police said officers tried to pull over a car around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, but it would not stop.
A source told FOX13 that officers chased the two suspects all across the city for around 10 minutes -- from west to east, and back again until it ended near North 18th Street.
The suspects were riding in a stolen car from South Carolina, according to a law enforcement source.
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That vehicle ended up hitting several police cars and running over a West Memphis police officer.
That is when police said the other officers shot and killed the two people in that car – a man and a woman.
FOX13 crews noticed several bullet holes in the car, a busted out rear windshield and at least 32 evidence markers.
Authorities said the two people who were killed ran over the officer, injuring his legs. Sources said both of his legs were broken.
West Memphis police confirmed that officer was rushed to Regional One in non-critical condition.
The officer was not shot during that incident.
Police have not yet identified the two people who were killed.
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