Officer shot, gunman arrested; shooting at Southaven Kroger; sev - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Officer shot, gunman arrested; shooting at Southaven Kroger; severe weather moves in


What we're working on

A 29 year-old man is charged with attempted first-degree murder, accused of shooting a Memphis police officer yesterday. We will update you on the suspect, the officer's condition, and where the investigation stands now.

We're also tracking what happened in Southaven, Mississippi, where police are looking for at least two people who opened fire in the Kroger parking lot at Getwell and Goodman Roads. 

We'll bring you new reaction to the controversy surrounding Ole Miss Chancellor Dan Jones. People are having mixed feelings this morning, less than 24 hours after he shot down the offer to extend his contract. We'll explain the details of the latest offer.

At least 147 people were killed yesterday in an attack by Islamic extremists on a college in northeastern Kenya. The attack by Somalia's Al-Shabab militants lasted for 13 hours.Witnesses report the gunmen targeted and slaughtered Christian students. We'll have the latest on WMC Action News 5 this morning.

There's reason to get up and groove this morning! A song recorded right here in Memphis is a chart-topping hit. Mark Ronson's Uptown Fun, featuring Bruno Mars, is the longest-leading Billboard Hot 100 of the current decade ruling the chart for a 13th week.

Weather update

We are expecting severe weather today to come to our area. Details on what to expect, when and who will be impacted the most in this latest round of severe storms. We have details every 10 minutes with weather on the 5s on WMC Action News 5 all morning long.

Top stories/trending on

1. Woman charged with murder of fiance

2. Search on for Vancleave teen missing since Friday

3. Parents charged in death of Marshall Co. infant

4. Dan Jones declines contract offer, Ole Miss moves to find new Chancellor

5. MPD officer injured in shooting, released from hospital

Join us as we get you ready for your Good Friday, Passover and Easter weekend on WMC Action News 5 with all of your news, weather, and traffic from 4:30 a.m. - 7 a.m.

Andrew Douglas, Anchor

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