Police ID man shot killed near 240 and Lamar


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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man has died after being shot near I-240 and Lamar Avenue, Memphis Police said.

Police made the scene around 9:30 p.m. Saturday night at 3573 Sharpe Ave. They found one man suffering from a gunshot. He was taken to Regional One Hospital in critical condition.

The victim later died from his injuries. On April 9, police identified the victim as 28-year-old Orbelio Perez Vasquez.

Police say the investigation is now classified as a homicide.

No arrest has been made, and police have not yet released any suspect information.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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