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Man charged in deaths of two people found shot in a car in northeast Memphis

The shooting happened on Monday, September 13 just before 5 p.m. at 2258 Eldridge Ave.

MEMPHIS, Tennessee — UPDATE 9/16/2021 - A Memphis man has been charged with second degree murder in the shooting deaths of two people found in a car in northeast Memphis.

The shooting happened on Monday, September 13 just before 5 p.m. at 2258 Eldridge Ave.

Memphis police said, when Jacquez Howell, 29, was arrested in the 3000 block of Calvert, he was driving a stolen car.

Howell is charged with two counts of first degree murder, evading arrest in a vehicle, evading arrest on foot and theft of property.

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Two people are dead after a shooting in northeast Memphis Monday afternoon.

According to the Memphis Police Department, the shooting happened around 4:50pm at 2258 Eldridge Ave. There, police found two people in a car who were shot to death. They did not release more information about what happened, other than to say the suspects took off in a black sedan on Eldridge before getting on Hollywood.

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