Update: 2 police officers shot, 1 killed in Memphis
Dec 14, 2012 at 11:49 AM
MEMPHIS — Memphis police say one officer has been killed and another wounded in a shooting.
Police Chief Toney Armstrong said officers went to a home in east Memphis early Friday to serve a drug-related search warrant. He said a suspect opened fire, striking officers Martoiya Lang and William Vromah (VROH'-mah).
Armstrong said officers returned fire, striking a suspect.
Armstrong said Lang died from her injuries and Vromah, who was struck multiple times was in stable condition at the Regional Medical Center.
Lang, 32, was a mother of four children.
Details on the condition and identify of the suspect were not immediately released. Armstrong said a second person in the home was taken into custody but no charges have yet been filed.