Beale Street Shooting Leaving One Critically Wounded

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(Memphis) A Memphis man is in critical condition after being shot multiple times by an off duty Pontotoc Sheriff’s Deputy early this morning.

The shooting happened around 1:55a.m. at the corner of Beale Street and November 6th Street.

Memphis Police say the 26-year-old man had been fondling a female and got into an argument with the off duty deputy.

The argument escalated into a physical fight.

At one point, two men began attacking the deputy, who fired shots hitting one of the men.

The Pontotoc Sheriff’s Deputy was taken into custody.

No charges have been filed and the investigation is ongoing.


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