Nashville Police officer recovering from ambush

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JUNE 16: A Minneapolis Police officer rolls up caution tape at a crime scene on June 16, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Minneapolis Police Department has been under close scrutiny following the death of George Floyd who died in police custody on May 25, 2020, after former officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes while detaining him. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

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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.

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.

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