No charges to be filed in 100th homicide of 2016

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — No charges will be filed at this time in the 100th homicide of the year.

Police were called to the Family Dollar on Thomas Street at about 1 p.m. Saturday.

Officers discovered a Coca-Cola employee was stocking products in the store when he learned two people were stealing drinks from his delivery truck.

The driver went outside and said he saw them putting the drinks into the trunk of their car.

One of the suspects ran away, police said. The other, identified as Dashun Dye, 19, also left when he heard police were on their way but returned shortly after.

According to police, he was aggressive toward the driver and threatened him.

The driver shot Dye, who was pronounced dead on the scene, police said.

The District Attorney General’s Office looked at the evidence and decided not to file any criminal charges at this time.

The driver is no longer in custody, police said.

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