Another police officer was shot dead on Saturday night.
Memphis Officer Sean Bolton was shot dead during a routine traffic stop.
Officer Sean Bolton was shot several times during the encounter.
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A manhunt is underway for a suspect who fatally shot a police officer during a traffic stop in Tennessee, authorities said Sunday.
Memphis Police Officer Sean Bolton, 33, was shot multiple times Saturday night by a person who was in the car he pulled over, police said.
The assailant remains at large, Memphis police spokeswoman Karen Rudolph said.
A civilian used the officer’s radio to notify police about the shooting, she said.
Bolton, who joined the force in October 2010, was taken to hospital in critical condition. He later died.
This is the third time a Memphis police officer has been killed in the past four years, Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong said.