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Memphis Officer Killed, Another Injured In Shooting

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A Memphis Police officer was killed and another was injured in a shooting on Friday morning.

Police Chief Toney Armstrong said officers went to a home in east Memphis early Friday to serve a drug-related search warrant. He said a suspect opened fire, striking officers Martoiya Lang and William Vromah.

Armstrong said officers returned fire, striking a suspect.

Armstrong said Lang died from her injuries and Vromah, who was struck multiple times was in stable condition at the Regional Medical Center.

Lang, 32, was a mother of four children.

Details on the condition and identify of the suspect were not immediately released. Armstrong said a second person in the home was taken into custody but no charges have yet been filed.

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