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​​​​​​​Victims Identified In Deadly Shooting Near Crosstown, Police Still Search For Gunman

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Local 24 News is finally learning more about the victims from Sunday night's deadly mass shooting near Crosstown Concourse. 

Memphis Police released surveillance video of the incident. It shows someone in a gold sedan shooting at 6 individuals in a gray Malibu. 

Two men were killed - Dejuan Hill and Deandre Rogers, both 18.  Four other people were injured, including a 14-year-old boy. 

Family members of both victims are still in shock at what unfolded Sunday night.  Deandre Rogers’ big sister Danielle Thomas says she talked to him just minutes before the gunfire. 

Thomas says she thinks she's still about to wake up from a bad dream, as she grapples with the fact her brother Deandre won't be coming back. 

"My brother was a real nice person, he didn't bother anybody. He shouldn't have died like the way he died," Thomas said. 

Police say Rogers was in a gray Malibu when another car filled with people, sprayed it with bullets. The incident happened near Crosstown Concourse. 

"The surveillance video was real shocking, it like gave me chills" those two people weren't meant to pass like that," Thomas explained. 

Six people were shot. The incident shook this Crosstown community. 

"It's traumatic to see people dying and shot and, you know, it's a tragedy that gun violence is such an issue in our community," said Chloe Evans, owner of Co-Motion Studio. 

Evans owns Co-Motion, just feet from where this drive-by shooting happened. 

"It can happen anywhere, Midtown, downtown, Germantown," Evans said.  

While Memphis Police still search for the gunman, the families of Hill and Rogers are left heartbroken. 

"Him and Dejuan was like the same type of people, they worked. They do what they supposed to do they got good heads on their shoulders," Thomas said.  

Two of those four victims have been released from the hospital.  Memphis Police are still looking for the people inside of that gold sedan last seen southbound on North Watkins. 

If you have information about this case, call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH. 

 


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