MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man has been charged after being accused of shooting one person in North Memphis late Wednesday night.
According to police reports, Timothy Finley shot the victim around 10:30 p.m. on Hamlin Plaza near Exchange Avenue.
Witnesses say the victim was asleep on the sidewalk when Finley woke him up and fired several shots at him. They say he then ran going southbound toward Poplar Avenue.
The victim suffered from two gunshot wounds in his left thigh and one wound in his right hip. He was taken to Regional One in critical condition.
MPD arrested Finley after receiving a tip that he was at the KFC on Danny Thomas, just one block away from where the shooting took place.
Just two weeks ago, another shooting happened on Exchange Avenue leaving a teenage girl dead and a toddler critically injured. Police reportedly arrested a 16-year-old in connection with the shooting.
Finley has been charged with aggravated assault and convicted felon in possession of a handgun.