Police need public’s help solving latest homicide cases

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police are asking for the public’s help identifying the suspects responsible for several homicides in the city.

As of Friday afternoon, there have been 178 homicides in the city of Memphis.

Approximately 88 of those knew their attack and 27 of those were domestic in nature.

This week alone there have been seven homicides. Two of the victims knew their attackers while five of the incidents stemmed from a disagreement, police said.

Police said in each of the cases below no arrests have been made. They are searching for individuals who could help them solve these crimes.

On October 10, Dewitt Carter was found in the 3100 block of Arbor Place South having suffered a gunshot wound.

He was pronounced dead on the scene.

An hour later, authorities were called to the Summer Park Apartments where 27-year-old Marcus Terry was shot multiple times. He was rushed to the Regional Medical Center where he was also pronounced dead.

Officers said that shooting was the result of a fight.

At 10 p.m., Michael Shaw died after he was shot multiple times in the 1500 block of Carlton.

The following day, Adan Ventura, 35, was pronounced dead in the 4800 block of Bondale after shots were fired on the scene.

In that case, authorities said the victim had just arrived home when Ventura was approached by two males who shot him.

If you can help in any of these cases, you are urged to call CrimeStoppers at (901) 528-CASH.