UPDATED 4:45 PM PT – Wednesday, May 5, 2021
A Nashville police officer is recovering from his injuries after he was attacked in an ambush. Officer Brian Sherman suffered a gunshot wound to the arm Tuesday while responding to a false 911 call at a home.
BREAKING: Officer Brian Sherman is being treated at Vanderbilt for gunshot wounds to his left arm. Sherman was hit while answering a call of a woman shot at 7220 Sugarloaf Dr. That call was a setup to get police to respond… pic.twitter.com/SHN1K3bzzk
— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) May 5, 2021
22-year old Salman Mohamed shot officer Sherman before turning the gun on himself as police tried to negotiate with him. The gunman was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to reports, authorities said no shots were fired by police. Meanwhile, Officer Sherman has been discharged from the hospital and is recovering at home.
No other officers were injured.