Tennessee

3 shot in Memphis, officer injured after being struck by car

  • Memphis Police Department Interim Director Michael Rallings prepares to brief the media outside Regional Medical Center, early Sunday, June 5, 2016, where Officer Verdell Smith died after he was struck late Saturday by a fleeing vehicle of a man suspected in a downtown shooting, in Memphis, Tenn. (Nikki Boertman/The Commercial Appeal via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Memphis Police Department Interim Director Michael Rallings prepares to brief the media outside Regional Medical Center, early Sunday, June 5, 2016, where Officer Verdell Smith died after he was struck late Saturday by a fleeing vehicle of a man suspected in a downtown shooting, in Memphis, Tenn. (Nikki Boertman/The Commercial Appeal via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

  • In this late Saturday, June 4, 2016, photo, Memphis Police Department mounted police close off Beale Street so investigators can work the scene where Officer Verdell Smith was struck by the fleeing vehicle of a man suspected in a downtown shooting, in Memphis, Tenn. Smith died at Regional Medical Center. (Nikki Boertman/The Commercial Appeal via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    In this late Saturday, June 4, 2016, photo, Memphis Police Department mounted police close off Beale Street so investigators can work the scene where Officer Verdell Smith was struck by the fleeing vehicle of a man suspected in a downtown shooting, in Memphis, Tenn. Smith died at Regional Medical Center. (Nikki Boertman/The Commercial Appeal via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

  • Memphis Police Department personnel gather outside Regional Medical Center, early Sunday, June 5, 2016, where Officer Verdell Smith died after he was struck by a fleeing vehicle late Saturday while working detail along Beale Street in Memphis, Tenn. (Nikki Boertman/The Commercial Appeal via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Memphis Police Department personnel gather outside Regional Medical Center, early Sunday, June 5, 2016, where Officer Verdell Smith died after he was struck by a fleeing vehicle late Saturday while working detail along Beale Street in Memphis, Tenn. (Nikki Boertman/The Commercial Appeal via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

Tennessee authorities say a police officer has been injured after three people were shot in downtown Memphis.

Police tell WLOX-TV (http://bit.ly/24qhmoc) two people were taken to the hospital in critical condition after being shot on North Main about 10 p.m. Saturday. They say the suspect then ran to Bass Pro Pyramid and shot another man. The condition of that victim was not immediately available.

Police say the suspect then fled in a vehicle and later struck an officer. The condition of the officer was not immediately available.

The suspect is in custody.