One killed in fatal wounding in Orange Mound


MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One person is dead and another in police custody after a fatal wounding in the 1200 block of Haynes Street.

Memphis Police say someone brought the victim to Regional One Hospital shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday. The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police said in a tweet that the victim had been stabbed, but later deleted that information and said the victim had been “injured by the suspect.”

A male was detained, police said.

Memphis Police say the city has now surpassed 300 homicides for the year, with this incident being No. 302. Of those, police say 264 are murders, compared to 171 murders the previous year.

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