MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A Memphis police officer was robbed while off-duty, according to Memphis Police Department.
The robbery took place Sunday afternoon at the Mapco on Winchester Avenue.
The off-duty officer said he was leaving the store when he was robbed by two or three men who were armed.
During the robbery, the officer retrieved a weapon and fired a shot towards the suspects, who fled the scene.
MPD said it does not appear that any of the suspects were struck during the altercation.
This is an ongoing investigation.