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Name Of Memphis Officer Involved In Teen Shooting Released

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(Nashville, TN) The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released the identity of a Memphis Police officer who reportedly shot and killed a Memphis teen Monday night.

The TBI says 28-year-old Terrance Shaw is on paid leave while it investigates the shooting

Police tell us they responded to the shooting scene around 8 Monday night and found a teen shot.

He was taken to the Regional Medical Center where he died.

Family of the teen said he is 15-year-old Justin Thompson.

His mother, Shirley, said Justin left to walk to the store with his two brothers, however his brothers returned and he did not.

She said minutes later, she could see police lights outside of her home.

The facts surrounding the shooting have not been confirmed.

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