One person killed in Frayser shooting


MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police need your help looking for a killer after a man was shot overnight in Frayser.

Authorities were called to the 3800 block of Lake Park Cove around 10:30 p.m. and found a man in his 20s unresponsive. He was pronounced dead on the scene, officers said.

Police have identified the victim as 20-year-old Jonathan Brown.

“People are just more violent than they used to be,” said one man who has been building homes in the community for several months.

He said he was hoping to welcome new residents to the neighborhood. He’s never had any major safety concerns. So, you can imagine his surprise to learn about the deadly shooting.

“I am sorry for the family,” he said. “I have talked to some of the people that live down that way and they all seem very nice. I can’t imagine what went wrong, but obviously something did.”

Police are still investigating what may have caused the shooting, but said the person responsible is still on the run. If you know anything about this shooting, call Crime Stoppers at (901) 528-CASH.

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