UPDATE 9/9/2016 - The manhunt for Ricardo Tenario ended in West Memphis, Arkansas after he was found at a Days Inn there.
Tenario barricaded himself in a room.
During a shootout with West Memphis Police, Tenario was killed.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Shelby County deputies are searching for a murder suspect they say is armed and dangerous.
Detectives were close to cuffing Ricardo Tenorio, but he got away almost running over one officer.
"I just heard the gunshots, and I saw him get in the car and take off down the street," said neighbor Justin Dees.
Deputies said Ricardo Tenorio, 32, was parked in a driveway on Wells Station Road when they came looking for him this afternoon.
"We've been looking for him for a good while," said SCSO spokesperson Earle Farrell.
They said a detective tried to grab Tenorio from the van, but he quickly sped toward him.
"The detective jumps out of the way and as the guy drives out of the driveway, one shot was fired," said Farrell.
Detectives won't yet say if Tenorio fired the shot or if it came from a deputy's weapon, but did confirm Tenorio reached for a gun.
"What caught my attention was the van drove off pretty quick," said Juana Lopez, who works across the street.
Tenorio has nearly a dozen warrants out for him and is wanted for murder.
"This subject is very dangerous," said Farrell.
Deputies said where he was at is a known drug house, but it's not clear who lives there.
"There's always people coming in and out of the house, you can't really tell who lives there," said Lopez.
As many as seven people inside the house were taken in for questioning, plus the woman who was first in the van with Tenorio.
Deputies said she was found soon after along Macon Road.
"It started getting hectic after the whole situation unfolded," said Dees.
If you know anything about the suspect's whereabouts, you're asked to call CrimeStoppers.
The suspect was last seen in a van that said, "Raymond forklift" in faded letters on the side.