Transcript for Suspected Gunman in Memphis Cop Killing Turns Himself In
Rob, thank you. We are turning to breaking news at this hour after an urgent man hunt in Memphis. Tonight, we have just learned a suspect is now in custody in the death of this officer after a routine traffic stop in which the officer was shot den. Steve osunsami is here with details. Reporter: We have word that the gunman surrendered without incident and turned himself in. Please, please, hurry up. Reporter: An officer is wounded, bleeding from multiple gunshot wounds. He quickly reaches in the officer's car and uses the radio to call for help. An ambulance is on the way. Reporter: Tonight, a convicted bank robber who believe believe he was in the middle of a drug deal when he approached the car. The 33-year-old officer was wearing a bullet proof vest but it wasn't enough to save him. The officer's family calling Wilbourn a monster, saying the senseless death is a shame to everyone. The amount of drugs so small, Wilbourn would have walked away with only a written citation. No matter what, the accused gunman is going back to jail. Hoe was released last year but the federal government is filing a petition to have the early release revoked. Relieved he is in custody. Steve, thank you.
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