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Man dead after shooting near North Memphis apartment complex

Memphis police said the suspect drove away in a white Kia Soul.
Credit: WATN/Ian Ripple

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man is dead after a shooting near a North Memphis apartment complex Tuesday afternoon.

At 2:52 p.m., Memphis police officers responded to the 1500 Block of North Merton Street, near the Goodwill Village Apartments, regarding a shooting. 

According to Memphis police, the suspect was driving a white Kia Soul, got out of the car, approached the victim and fired several shots. Police said the suspect was wearing a dark-colored jacket with a solid yellow strip down the sleeves, dark pants and dark shoes.

Officers found a 22-year-old man shot. He was pronounced dead on the scene. MPD said no one is in custody.

Credit: MPD

The investigation is ongoing.

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