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DMario Perkins, 29
Memphis, Tennessee
July 25, 2018

Agencies: Memphis Police Department Tennessee | Tennessee Bureau of Investigation TBI

Last updated: 9 months ago

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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.