Arkansas State Police stated Thursday afternoon that an ASP Trooper was struck by gunfire while assisting another law enforcement agency near the Arkansas/Tennessee state line.

The initial reports were that the trooper was not seriously injured.

The incident happened around 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

The Tennessee Bureau Of Investigation said the incident involved a vehicle chase and that Arkansas State Police assisted with the pursuit once it got to West Memphis.

The pursuit ended in Memphis on I-55 east at McLemore, according to authorities.

TBI stated two men, who were inside the vehicle and began shooting at officers. Officers then returned fire, killing both suspects.

Reports say the state trooper who was shot was one of the officers who fired at the suspects.

TBI authorities stated one of the suspects had active warrants out of South Carolina.
Officials have not released the names of the two suspects.
Thursday, ASP released the name of the trooper injured in the shooting , Trooper Spencer Morris.