Transcript for Search for Shooter Who Killed a Tennessee Cop During a Routine Traffic Stop
Not medieval way at ABC news headquarters in New York with a digital report on this Sunday afternoon and we begin with an intense manhunt in Memphis Tennessee. For the gunman who fatally shot a police officer. During a routine traffic stop police say the officer 33 year old Sean bulletin was shot multiple times Saturday night and died at a hospital. The suspect fled and it's still on the run. Bolton is the third Memphis police officer killed since 2011. And not of the front lines of the wildfires raging on out west 21 wildfires torching the drought stricken Kate the state of California. 8000 firefighters working around the clock this weekend one of them have died. Most of the fires sparked by lightning strikes and fueled by extreme heat. The governor of California has declared a state of emergency. And now to a political headline picking up steam today news that could shake up the democratic nomination. Vice president Joseph Biden may jump into the race to fulfill what said to be his son's. Dying wish. ABC's Mary Bruce with the story in Washington. Joseph Biden. Isn't saying yet but he isn't saying no to a possible run at the White House. His political machine is gearing up oh you. ABC news has learned the vice president's chief of staff has quietly talking to Biden supporters and democratic donors. Clearing the way for a possible presidential campaign the vice president hasn't indicated yet if he's in or out. But it's no secret he's interest it yes there's a chance. But I've may remind him about that. Our nation needs my father my hero Joseph Biden. One thing reportedly weighing heavily on his mind. His son those dying wish the New York Times reporting that on his deathbed Bowe had a mission. He tried to make his father promise to run so help me go five and is inexperience can carry. If he runs would be his third attempt at the White House here and leg but it had its fair share of on the day. And from backgrounds to BSD's. Friday and is it gas making machines. But those that show moments are part of his political charms and happy new year. The latest polling shows Biden with his highest favorability rating in seven years 49%. Higher than any other Democrats already in the race. Now Biden did say he will make a decision by the end of this summer and if he does decide to get and it politically speaking that would be a big. Deal Mary Bruce ABC news the White House. And thanks to Mary Bruce for that report ABC news its monitoring these developments around the clock. Get updates on these top stories starve them on the ABC news phone apps timing on us we'll have a complete wrap up later on world me is. For now I mean Deedee Roy in New York. Have a great Sunday.
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