MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police have released pictures of the suspects in a November 2022 shooting outside a Family Dollar on Summer Ave. in Highland Heights that left a man critically injured.
According to MPD, it all happened during a series of shoplifting attempts.
MPD said on Nov. 3, 2022, a woman with blonde braids and a pink and white hat with hearts on it went into a business in the 2100 block of Union Ave. and tried to shoplift, but was caught in the process. Investigators said she left the store and got into a silver Infiniti with damage to the right side. As the car took off, police said the woman stood up through the sunroof and fired several shots into the air.
About 45 minutes later at about 5:45 p.m., officers responded to the Family Dollar at 3400 Summer Avenue. They said a woman matching the same description had gone in an tried to shoplift again. They said as she left the business, she got into the silver Infiniti, and a man who was driving git out and fired several shots into the building through the store's doors, where several people were in line. Investigators said one man was hit several times and he was taken to Regional One Hospital in critical condition.
Police said the two took off in the Infiniti eastbound on Summer Avenue.
Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 901-528-CASH.