Suspect arrested for shooting at Memphis police officer during traffic stop

Published: Jul. 16, 2021 at 9:31 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A suspect was arrested Friday by U.S. Marshals after allegedly shooting at a Memphis police officer.

Elliot Griham is charged with attempted first-degree murder, employment of firearm in commission of a violent felony, resisting official detention, evading arrest, and reckless driving.

Authorities say at around 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, a Memphis police officer saw Griham driving recklessly near Ridgeway and Knight Arnold. The officer followed him and tried to take him into custody.

Griham was armed with a rifle and began to shoot at the officer. The officer was not injured.

Griham fled the scene.

He was located Friday at a residence in Cordova.

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