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Suspect arrested after deadly Cordova shooting

The incident occurred at the 1000 block of Cross Wood Lane Thursday, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office said.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — UPDATE TO THIS STORY: Shelby County Sheriffs responding to barricaded suspect from Thursday Cordova domestic violence homicide

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.


The Shelby County Sheriff's Office said they are investigating after a woman was shot in an apparent domestic situation in Cordova.

It happened about 11:45 a.m. Thursday at a home in the 1000 block of Cross Wood Lane.

According to sheriff's deputies, the incident appears to be a domestic violence scene.

The woman was taken to Regional One Health in critical condition. The sheriff's office said Thursday evening the woman, Marquicha Thomas, 28, died hours after the shooting.

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

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