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MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Homicide detectives are trying to identify the gunman in a deadly shooting in southeast Memphis.

Police say a man was shot and killed around 12:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Shadowbrook Townhomes at Getwell and Lamar.

The man's girlfriend told police that he received a phone call and went outside. A short time later, she heard several gunshots and found him lying on the ground.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

So far, no witnesses have come forward.

Police are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (901) 528-CASH.


  • kerrymanus

    One thing I don’t miss about the South (I grew up in Memphis) is the constant need of some people to make everything about race.

  • Tired memphian

    Black on black shootings at Winchester and
    Castleman, a double black on black shooting on Goodlett, a black on black shooting in the shadowbrook apts. that’s 24 hrs in one police stations area folks. One day. You folks better re think not supporting a more robust and supported police dept which our mayor and council seems intent on destroying through cuts. Or just let it keep rising and we will be Chicago or Detroit .

  • Don

    Homicide detectives are trying to identify the gunman in a deadly shooting in the beautiful southeast Memphis.

    More than likely, if the police check and find who called and lured the victim they probably find who shot him.
    Him being outside, I would think he was using a cell phone the incoming call is on the phone. Duh….

  • not sure

    What do you expect from that area, I knew someone who lived over there in the early 90’s it was bad then i can imagine its like a war zone now.

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