Police: Man charged after shooting and killing unarmed robbery suspect


MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – A Memphis man is behind bars charged with first degree murder after police say he shot and killed an unarmed robbery suspect in the back.

According to a police affidavit, 56-year-old Charles Kalb shot Lamorris Robinson Wednesday afternoon near the Extra Space Storage at 2625 Mt. Moriah, after Robinson allegedly stole a chainsaw from Mid-South Small Engines, located at 2645 Mt. Moriah.

Charles Kalb (Source: MPD)

Police say Robinson was running from the scene when Kalb pulled out a sawed-off shotgun and fired several times, hitting Robinson in the back.

Kalb is also charged with possession of a prohibited weapon.

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