• Son of MPA president wasn't the MPD officer who shot Martavious Banks, officials say


    The investigation is just getting started into the officer-involved shooting that sent a man to the hospital in South Memphis. 

    However, we now know that one of the officers involved in the shooting is the son of the president of the Memphis Police Association. 

    And FOX13 found that officer was not the one who fired shots at Martavious Banks, 25.


    The MPA made the announcement Thursday, three days after an MPD officer shot Banks during a traffic stop. 

    Officials did not provide the actual name of the officer, but we do know the officer is the son of MPA President Michael Williams. 

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    Due to that conflict, however, the MPA said Williams will not be involved in the investigation. 

    To see the full statement from the MPA, click here

    The names of all three officers have not yet been released by MPD. 

    Banks remains in critical condition at Regional One, and family told FOX13 he has a collapsed lung. 

    This is a developing story. Stay with FOX13 for the latest updates. 

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