Two Officers Shot Killed While Serving Search Warrant

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (December 14, 2012)--One officer was killed and another was wounded in a shooting early Friday during a drug raid in Memphis, Tenn.

Memphis Police Chief Toney Armstrong said officers went to a home in east Memphis early Friday to serve a drug-related search warrant.

He said a suspect opened fire, striking officers Martoiya Lang and William Vromah.

Armstrong said officers returned fire, striking a suspect.

Armstrong said Lang died of her injuries and Vromah, who was struck multiple times, was in stable condition at the Regional Medical Center.

Lang, 32, was a mother of four children.

Details on the condition and identify of the suspect were not immediately released.

Armstrong said a second person in the home was taken into custody, but no charges have yet been filed.


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