Unrest follows Memphis shooting
(NBC News) One man is dead and at least 25 police officers are injured following a night of unrest on the streets of Memphis, Tennessee.
It began Thursday when a U.S. Marshals attempted to apprehend a man wanted on multiple felony warrants.
A spokesperson for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says the man, identified as 20-year-old Brandon Webber, attempted to ram law enforcement vehicles, then exited his own vehicle while holding a weapon.
“The officers fired, striking and killing the individual,” Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Keli McAlister said.
A crowd quickly gathered at the scene to protest the shooting, with some throwing rocks and other objects at police.
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