Police open fire on reported car thief

Police open fire on reported car thief

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Multiple agencies are investigating after Memphis police officers opened fire Sunday night.

The shooting happened around 9 p.m. near Shelby Drive and Kirby Parkway.

Detectives said police were flagged down about a stolen car at a gas station. When they pulled up, shots were fired by officers.

Nobody was hit by the gunfire.

Investigators said a man took off in his car, but was later taken into custody.

There is no word on any possible charges in the incident.

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