MNPD: Metro Officer shot in setup at South Nashville home
May 5, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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A Metro Nashville Police officer was injured while responding to a reported shooting at a home in South Nashville, according to Nashville Fire Department officials.
Police investigate shooting on Sugarloaf Drive.
(WTVF) — A Metro Nashville Police officer was injured while responding to a reported shooting at a home in South Nashville. WATCH LIVEPolice and fire crews were called to the 7200 block of Sugarloaf Drive for a report of a woman inside a home with a gunshot wound.
Fire officials say during staging at the scene, crews received reports that an officer had been shot. However, Metro Police officials say the call was a setup to get police to come to the home. Officer Brian Sherman was in his left arm.
Police say the man who shot Officer Sherman, 22-year-old Salman Mohamed killed himselfby shooting himself in the head with a rifle in the driveway of the home as officers attempted to negotiate with him.