MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Authorities have confirmed the latest person to be tragically killed in the city of Memphis was a school teacher.
The victim’s name has not been released at this time.
According to authorities, officers were called to the 5400 block of Pipers Gap around 10:30 a.m. The caller told authorities he came to the home to check on his co-worker when he didn’t show up to work.
They found him unresponsive. He had been shot during what appears to have been a home invasion.
Neighbors told WREG it appears the victim was followed home and the suspect(s) took electronics.
The victim had only lived in the home for 4 to 5 months and was single, they added.
He was a music teacher and attended the University of Memphis.
Officers do have one person detained.
The previous record was set in 1993 with 213 homicides.