Manhunt in Memphis Continues After Officer, 33, Fatally Shot

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A manhunt is underway for a suspect who fatally shot a police officer during a traffic stop in Tennessee, authorities said early Sunday. The officer, 33, suffered multiple gunshot wounds during the incident in Memphis on Saturday night. No date has been provided for photo.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) —

Memphis police say that a person of interest has been taken into custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a police officer.

Memphis Police Department spokeswoman Karen Rudolph told The Associated Press that a person is in custody but no charges have been filed.

She says the investigation is ongoing and did not give further details.

Police have been searching for a suspect in the killing of Officer Sean Bolton late Saturday during a traffic stop.

Bolton was shot near one of the main arteries in a working class neighborhood of southeast Memphis.

Police are looking for potential witnesses and are asking for members of the public who have information about the suspect to come forward.

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