Nashville officer shot while responding to 'setup' 911 call; suspect dead: Police

A Nashville police officer was shot while responding to a call -- and the department says it believes the call was a 'setup' to get authorities to respond.

5/6/2021 3:32:00 AM

A Nashville police officer was shot while responding to a 911 call of a woman shot at a house — and the department says it believes the call was a 'setup' by the shooter to get authorities to respond.

A Nashville police officer was shot while responding to a call -- and the department says it believes the call was a 'setup' to get authorities to respond.

Nashville police officer shot during suspected 'setup'Officers were responding to a call of a woman shot and immediately came under fire upon arrival, officials said.Metro Nashville Police Dept.A Nashville police officer was shot while responding to a 911 call of a woman shot at a house -- and the department says it believes the call was a"setup" by the shooter to get authorities to respond.

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Officers were fired upon as soon as they arrived at the house Tuesday evening, police spokesperson Kris Mumford told ABC News.Officer Brian Sherman was shot in the arm, the Metro Nashville Police Department said.Metro Nashville Police Dept.Officer Brian Sherman is being treated for gunshot wounds to his left arm, according to police, after answering a call at 7220 Sugarloaf Dr in Nashville, Tenn., May 4, 2021.

The man who allegedly shot Sherman, 22-year-old Salman Mohamed, then went outside, police said, where officers tried to negotiate with him.Mohamed fatally shot himself in the head with a rifle in the driveway, police said.MORE: Texas police officer 'ambushed,' shot at traffic stop headtopics.com

Sherman's injuries weren't life threatening and he was discharged from a hospital overnight, Mumford said."We believe the person who made the 911 call was Mohamed himself," police spokesman Don Aaron said at a news conference."In fact on the 911 call, you can hear him saying that he's scared, that shots are continuing to be fired. 'Hurry, hurry, please get here in a hurry.'"

Metro Nashville Police Dept.Officer Brian Sherman is being treated for gunshot wounds to his left arm, according to police, after answering a call at 7220 Sugarloaf Dr in Nashville, Tenn., May 4, 2021."It was all a ruse to get the police officers to the scene," Aaron said.

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Tennessee police officer shot in ambush-style 'setup' after responding to call'Certainly, these calls are sitting with our officers,' a police department spokesman said. 'You can't ignore them. It's very concerning what our officers are being confronted with over the past few weeks.' I wish I had sympathy. I don't. I used to, but I don't anymore. Who's fault is that? Hint: The American snuff film industry. Salman Mohamed... Go figure 🤔 This is very sad it's situations like this that causes police officers to be to quick on the trigger, there's just absolutely to many guns in circulation, and there's no way of screening through background checks we need a law like Australia with a buy back plan.