Last updated: about 2 months ago
According to TBI, DMario Perkins was injured in the shooting and died a short time later at Regional One Medical Center. He had just turned 29 on July 24.
The TBI says Perkins was stopped by two Memphis police officers on a traffic violation. Perkins appears to have made threats of suicide to the officers with a handgun and fired his weapon, TBI Spokesman Josh DeVine wrote in a news release.
The officers fired their weapons, fatally injuring Perkins. No law enforcement officers were injured, the release states.