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Officers shot in East Memphis

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2 officers were shot, one killed.  This happened just after 8am in East Memphis  while the officers were serving a drug warrant.

The suspect is in custody. 

Martoyia Lang, OCU, 32 and has four children was shot and killed.  She joined the MPD in 2003 and the OCU in 2011.

William Vromah, 32, was a patrolman who was shot multiple times.  He is in stable condition.

The call came in from 1062 Mendenhall Cove just after 8am.

Witnesses say as many as 20 shots were fired.

 

FOX13 Update: We have confirmed that a drug warrant was being served. We are live@ The MED awaiting Police Dir. Toney Armstrong. Watch FOX13 or myfoxmemphis.com

UPDATE: FOX13 BREAKING: FOX 13 News has confirmed that the female officer shot this morning on Mendenhall cove has died. Watch FOX 13 News or myfoxmemphis.com for more.

FOX13 is on the scene of a shooting involving two Memphis Police officers.  We know both were shot and transported to The MED.  One of the officers, a female is in critical condition.   A third ambulance transported an unknown party from the scene to The MED.  No word who was inside that ambulance.  

Witnesses say as many as 20 shots were fired.

Stay tuned to FOX13 and myfoxmemphis.com for the latest on this breaking news story.

 

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