Court hearing for accused cop killer reset

Court hearing for accused cop killer reset

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The man accused of killing a Memphis police officer was in court Friday.

The court hearing didn't last very long for Justin Welch.

Welch's hearing was reset for Monday.

Welch is accused of shooting three people downtown before speeding off in a stolen car for Beale Street.

According to witnesses, MPD officer Verdell Smith was trying to get people out of the street and away from the speeding car when he was fatally hit.

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