Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-05-05 04:55:10 –
Nashville, Tennessee (WKRN) —Police said a Metro Officer shot in response to a forged call for shooting at his home in South Nashville was released from Nashville Hospital on Tuesday night.
Police officer Brian Sherman was transferred to Vanderbilt University Medical Center to treat a gunshot wound on his left arm. After he was shot on Sugar Loaf Drive, The place where the police officer responded to the shooting call at around 6:10 pm
Metro police spokesperson Don Aaron said police officers responded to the house After a man who called 911 to report that his brother had shot his mother, fired in his residence.
“This was a trick or setting to take the police home,” Aaron said at a press conference on Tuesday night.
As soon as three police officers, including Sherman, went to the front door of the house and they knocked, police said the door was opened and multiple bullets were fired at the police officers.
Aaron said police did not counterattack the shooter, but added that the shooter identified as Salman Mohammed eventually left the house armed with a rifle. The official tried to negotiate with the 22-year-old, but Mohammed said he had a rifle in his head, triggered it, and shot himself deadly.
According to Aaron, “I think it was Mohammed himself who called 911.” “On the 911 phone, I hear him saying he’s scared. The shot keeps firing.’Hurry up, hurry up. Come here in a hurry.”
The other police officers were not injured, Aaron added.
Mohammed has no previous record of being arrested in Nashville. The motive for the shooting is under investigation.
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