October 22, 2021

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Sheriff’s deputy shoots a person, deputy strike by vehicle at flats in Memphis

A person shot by a sheriff’s deputy in an apartment elaborate currently has died, in accordance to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

TBI and the family discovered the sufferer as 26-yr-aged Antonio Jackson.  

As regulation enforcement approached Jackson’s auto, he accelerated ahead and struck the deputy, who endured non-existence-threatening injuries, TBI reported. The deputy then fired his weapon into the auto. 

TBI will be investigating the taking pictures, which occurred all around midday at the Robinhood Park Apartments in Memphis, positioned in the 3700 block of Robin Park Circle.

The request for the TBI to look into was created by District Lawyer Standard Amy Weirich.

Jackson was taken in crucial condition to Regional A single Wellbeing, though the deputy was transported in steady affliction to Methodist Germantown. 

Law enforcement has not shared the identity of the deputy.

“We’ve heard some misinformation that a boy or girl was shot and we want to explain that a child was not shot. The only human being shot was the driver of this auto that assaulted our deputy,” claimed Lt. Dallas Wolfe, community info officer for the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies from the Shelby County Sheriff's Office rope off streets following a shooting at Robinhood Park Apartments in Memphis, that resulted in one individual being injured by an officer on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021.

Wolfe did not release the suspect’s age or info relating to whether or not there was anyone else in the vehicle at the time.

The Multi-Agency Gang Device was included, Wolfe stated.

Online video from the scene displays officers rendering aid to shooting victim 

This photograph of a video posted on Facebook shows the aftermath of a shooting at Robinhood Park Apartments in Memphis, that resulted in one individual being injured by an officer on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021. The video appears to show officers rendering aid to an individual on the ground prior to the arrival of EMTs. The video was posted to the page profile: Wise Guy Laylo.

Movie taken of the scene appeared to exhibit law enforcement performing CPR on someone and the person currently being taken absent in an ambulance.  

Raymond Hicks, 29, was checking out a friend at Robinhood Apartments when the capturing transpired.

Hicks mentioned he experienced been at the apartment for “ten, fifteen minutes” when he listened to a knock at the doorway and an individual explained to him there was a shooting outdoors. When he stepped to the balcony to check out the scene, he observed law enforcement officers giving initially support to a human being lying on the floor.