MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police say the occupants of two cars began shooting at each other in traffic on Shelby Drive, causing a crash Thursday afternoon.
Police responded to Shelby Drive and Swinnea Road at 2 p.m. for a shots fired call.
Police say officers were on routine patrol when they saw two vehicles, a black Chrysler 300 and a white Tahoe, shooting at each other on Shelby Drive near Airways.
The Chrysler crashed west of Swinnea Road and multiple people ran from the vehicle. The Tahoe fled the scene.
According to police, multiple shots were fired at officers while they pursued the suspects but no shots were fired by officers. Additional officers arrived at the scene.
Two of the suspects, an 18-year-old and a 16-year-old, were detained after a brief chase.
Police say they recovered two weapons and a car theft device. The Chrysler was reported stolen.
No injuries were reported, but there was property damage, police said.
Police shut down eastbound and westbound lanes of Shelby Drive between Boeingshire and Swinnea while they continued investigating.
Our cameras captured a damaged black sedan that was left stopped on the street, surrounded by police and rescue vehicles. Nearby in a grassy area, police had a man on the ground.
Police are still looking for the white Tahoe. Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 901-528-CASH.