Mid-South man accused of trying to kill driver trying to get around his car

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Mid-South man was arrested after police say he tried to kill a man trying to drive around his car in Midtown.

The victim told police he was trying to pull into a parking lot in the 100 block of North Belvedere on February 25, but his path was partially blocked an open door of a Ford Escape.

A man later identified as Monterrio Pipkins motioned for him to turn around, but instead the victim said he tried to go around. Angry, the man pulled out a gun and fired three shots at the man's vehicle.

The victim was not hurt during the encounter.

Video obtained by police reportedly showed him throwing a bottle at a red vehicle and stabbing the tires of another.

A woman and baby were in the back of Pipkins' car.

According to the woman, who did not want to be identified, Pipkins was the victim in the situation and the victim was trying to ram his car. She says she heard shots but never saw anyone with a gun.

He was charged with attempted second-degree murder, employment of a firearm and vandalism.


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