Man Killed Trying To Sell Car Advertised On Craigslist

(Memphis) A man was shot and killed late Sunday night while trying to sell his car.

The shooting happened at the Sycamore Lake Apartments on Sycamore View.

Police say the victim met the suspects after they expressed interest in buying his car which had been placed on Craigslist.

It was not immediately clear why the meeting took place just before midnight.

The victim was shot multiple times and his black Ford Mustang was taken.

The car was found in the Frayser area around 10:30 Monday morning.

Anyone with information about this murder, please call Crime Stoppers at (901) 528-CASH.

Police say it is always best to meet in a public, well lit area to do any kind of sale.

Many people meet in the parking lot of a police substation for extra caution.

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