Memphis man indicted for murder after victim identifies him

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Zachary Thompson

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis man has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge.

Police say 21-year-old Anthony Pope told them he was shot by Zahary Thompson August 29, 2016.

Pope later died of his injuries.

The shooting happened at a small store in the 3900 block of Hawkins Mill Road.

Thompson, 29, turned himself in, saying Pope shot at him first.

Police say a videotape showed only Thompson fired.

Family members said the entire thing was over a woman.

 

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