Man fatally shot trying to run down Tenn. police

Awakened in vehicle, driver fled, striking 2 officers' car

By Jody Callahan
The Commercial Appeal

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two Memphis police officers shot and killed a man who tried to run over them late Tuesday night, officials said.

The incident began about 9:15 p.m. in the parking lot of a Safeway at 4046 Horn Lake near Third in South Memphis, police said.

Store owners there called police about a man sleeping in his car in the lot, with the vehicle still running.

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