State trooper fatally shot in Tenn.
COVINGTON, Tenn. (AP) -- State officials said Sunday they had arrested two people they believed were responsible for the killing of a state trooper who was shot during a traffic stop in western Tennessee.
The 24-year-old trooper pulled over two men and was trying to get them out of the vehicle Saturday night when he was shot twice, according to footage from the patrol car's video camera. At least one bullet struck him in the head, said Mike Browning, a Department of Safety spokesman.
On Sunday, two men were ''arrested without incident'' at a hotel near downtown Nashville, said Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Jennifer Johnson.
TBI director Mark Gwin said ''after interviewing the two men we feel confident we have the two people in custody that murdered the state trooper.''
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