Olive Branch, MS – An off-duty Memphis police lieutenant was ambushed and shot outside his home in Mississippi early on Monday morning.
The incident occurred at about 6 a.m. on Jan. 17 at the police officials’ home on Cotton Row Drive in the Miller Farms neighborhood in Olive Branch, WMC reported.
The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office said the lieutenant had been shot once.
No information about the location of the wound has been released.
The wounded hero was listed by the hospital in “non-critical condition” shortly after he was transported to the emergency room, according to WREG.
Officials said the police lieutenant was expected to be okay.
WHBQ reported that the lieutenant had been treated and released from the hospital but authorities have not confirmed that information.
Officials also have not released the identity of the wounded police official.
No arrests have been made in connection with the shooting, WREG reported.
Officials have not said whether the officer returned fire.
Nor have they publicly identified a suspect in the shooting.
The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office said it had no additional details about the incident to release at this time, according to WMC.
Olive Branch is located about 25 miles from Memphis, Tennessee.
Authorities have asked anyone with information on the ambush on the Memphis police lieutenant to call (901)-528-CASH, WREG reported.
The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office said the investigation into the officer-involved shooting is ongoing.
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