Woman killed in officer involved incident near McDonald parking lot

Memphis Shooting – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting that left a woman dead near a McDonald in Memphis.

According to the Memphis Police Department, the shooting happened at about 2 p.m., when officials in South Third St. and Mitchell tried to pull over a stolen car out of Olive Branch, the woman driving the vehicle refused to stop, and instead drove into a police car near McDonald parking lot, prompting the officer to open fire, striking the woman.

A second person inside the car, a man was detained at the scene, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene located in the parking lot of the McDonald’s at South Third St. and East Brooks Rd.

Traffic on northbound and southbound lanes on South Third St. between Brooks Rd, and Mitchell were shut down due to investigations, all lanes were reopened around 8 p.m., according to the Memphis Police Department.

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