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Suspects identified after shot fired during a fight at Wolfchase Galleria

Warrants have been issued for both Joshua Smith and Ben Winston.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police have identified two men wanted after a shot was fired during a fight at Wolfchase Galleria Thursday.

According to MPD, shots were fired from inside the mall about 12:40 p.m. Investigators said a victim was in a fight with Joshua Smith at the mall. They said the victim headed to one store and was followed by Smith and a second man identified as Ben Winston.

Investigators said the fight continued inside the store, and one of the workers tried to break it up. Police said that’s when Winston fired a shot, which struck a column inside the store.

Police said four people were in the store at the time. No one was injured.

Investigators said two men were seen taking off from the mall in a black Volkswagon.

Warrants have been issued for both Smith and Winston. Smith, 25, faces a charge of assault. Winston, 23, faces charges of aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, and vandalism of property.

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

Aggravated Assault Wolfchase Galleria 2700 North Germantown Parkway Report #2208008468ME MEMPHIS, TN – On August 17,...

Posted by Memphis Police Department est.1827 on Thursday, August 18, 2022
Credit: WATN

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