Man who allegedly ran over Collierville police officer now in custody, officers say

Man who allegedly ran over Collierville police officer now in custody, officers say

UPDATE: 9/24/22 10:45 AM

Keith Houston is now in custody, in response to TBI.

Houston was positioned and arrested in Shelby County.

The automobile he was in has not been discovered.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Collierville Police (CPD) are looking for a needed man who allegedly ran over an officer together with his automobile at an area resort.

The incident unfolded early Saturday morning.

CPD obtained a name from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Workplace at roughly 2:26 am in an try and find a suspect concerned in a taking pictures.

SCSO mentioned they believed the suspect was positioned on the Fairfield Inn, 10290 Collierville Rd., in Collierville.

The primary officer who arrived on the scene positioned the suspect’s automobile parked on the resort, police mentioned.

Because the officer approached the automobile, the suspect drove towards the officer, forcing the officer to leap onto the hood of the automobile.

Whereas he was fleeing, the officer fell off the automobile and the suspect drove over them, police mentioned.

The officer fired a weapon towards the person through the incident.

The suspect’s automobile is a 2017 white Chevy Corvette with TN tag 5P92H5, police mentioned.

In accordance with the Southaven Police Division, the automobile has bullet holes within the windshield.

A TN Blue Alert has been issued for Keith Houston. He’s needed for aggravated assault on a police officer, in response to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Houston, 32, was final seen sporting blue denims and a white Nike shirt with the wording ‘Simply Do It.”

He’s probably armed and harmful.

The officer was taken to Regional One in vital situation.

In the event you see the automobile, don’t strategy. Contact CPD at 901-853-3207 or name 1-800-TBI-FIND.

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