One person is dead and a Memphis police officer is in “extremely critical condition” after a shooting Thursday afternoon at the Poplar-White Station library in East Memphis, police said.
The Memphis Police Department (MPD) responded to a call to the local public library at 12:32 a.m. Thursday, police said.
The officer was taken to the Regional Hospital in critical condition. The other person was pronounced dead at the scene.
MPD says the officer is in “extremely critical condition.” Details about what led to the fatal shooting have not been released.
At 2 p.m., law enforcement shared that the scene was “secure” after the shooting.