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Man killed in officer-involved shooting

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(WMC-TV) - Several Memphis police officers are off the job after they shot and killed a man who tried to run them over in a supermarket parking lot Tuesday night.

The shooting happened at the Safeway at Horn Lake Road and South Third Street.

Officers responded to a call reporting a man was slumped over his steering wheel.  When police tried to remove him from the car, he fought them.

According to police, he got away from officers and managed to get back in his car.  That is when he tried to run over the officers, and hit two patrol cars.

Officers shot at the man, killing him.

One officer suffered minor injures from the man's car.

All officers who shot their guns are on paid leave while the shooting is investigated.

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