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Suspect in Thursday's deadly domestic violence shooting in custody after barricade situation at Memphis hotel

Shelby County Sheriffs responded to the Economy Inn on Ketchum Road and Airways Boulevard.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One man is in custody after a barricade situation at the Economy Inn hotel at 2344 Ketchum Road in Memphis.

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene, where the suspect barricaded himself inside a room.

According to the Sheriff's Office, this is the same suspect who was on the run from a Thursday domestic violence homicide at Cross Wood Lane in Cordova, where one woman died in a shooting. 

Negotiators were on scene, and deputies closed the intersection of Ketchum Road and Airways Boulevard, leading to the hotel. 

According to the Sheriff's Office, the situation ended peacefully. 

Shelby County deputies arrested and charged Byron Pipkin, 33, with first-degree murder, convicted felon in possession of a handgun, domestic assault-bodily harm and existing arrest warrants.

Credit: Shelby County Sheriff's Office

Pipkin is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday, July 5. As of Monday morning, no bond has been set.

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