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Memphis Police release pictures of suspects in deadly shooting in Frayser

Earlier Friday, police identified the man killed in Tuesday night's shooting as 21-year-old Derrion Childs.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Update 11/26/2021: The Memphis Police Department have released pictures of the suspects and identified the man who died in a shooting on N. Watkins in Frayser Tuesday.

Investigators said 21-year-old Derrion Childs was shot about 10:30 p.m. and later died from his injuries.

The suspects were seen on video shooting at Childs. They were in a dark-colored Infiniti SUV and a dark-colored Jeep Cherokee.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

Homicide Valero 2600 Block of N. Watkins Report #2111010243ME MEMPHIS, TN – On November 23, 2021, Memphis Police...

Posted by Memphis Police Department est.1827 on Friday, November 26, 2021


Memphis Police said at least three people were shot in two separate shootings within hours of each other near the same gas station in Frayser.

Officers said just after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday they responded to a shooting call at the Valero gas station in the 2600 block of N. Watkins. Investigators said they found three victims nearby on Vayu Drive.

One man who was shot was taken to Regional One, where he died from his injuries. A woman was listed in non-critical condition. Police said a third man was not injured in the shooting.

Investigators have not released information about any suspects in this shooting.

Investigators said they were called back to the same gas station just before 4:15 a.m. Wednesday about a separate shooting.

Investigators told us a woman pulled up to the gas station after being shot. The windows of her car were shot out. She was taken to Regional One Hospital in critical condition.

Investigators said a suspect in the second shooting was caught nearby in the 1700 block of Dupont at the Appletree Apartments just before 6:30 a.m.

Anyone with information on these shooting can call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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