Crime & Justice

4 killed in Memphis shooting spree

Washington, Sep 8 (EFE).- At least four people were killed and three injured by a gunman who fired indiscriminately from his vehicle in Memphis, Tennessee, and broadcast parts of his rampage live on Facebook, local media reported Thursday.

The suspect, whose shooting spree lasted several hours, has been arrested. The man, who has a criminal record, including for attempted first-degree murder, according to police, was later identified as Ezkiel Kelly, 19.

Memphis police chief Cerelyn “CJ” Davis on Thursday confirmed that four people had been killed in the shooting spree.

She told a press conference that three others had been injured, one critically.

Kelly’s first alleged victim was shot dead in the early hours of Wednesday morning. The suspect’s next shooting took place at 4:35pm local time on Wednesday. Kelly was arrested at 9.30pm. EFE


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