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Search continues for man who allegedly shot at police

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MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) - An armed man is on the run this morning after allegedly shooting at Memphis Police Thursday night. And  right now, the search for the suspect is on hold. However, it should resume this morning when the sun comes up.

Police say just before 9 p.m. Thursday, one of their officers approached a suspicious party in the 3500 block of Jackson Ave.

When the officer called out to the suspect, the man turned around and fired one shot toward the officer but did not strike him.

Officers set up a perimeter that spanned several blocks in the Nutbush neighborhood in North Memphis. But the search was called off about an hour later.

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