Witness: Suspect shoots cousin after knock on the door


Eduardo Gonzalez-Morales

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A local man was arrested on Sunday after police say he shot his cousin.

Police responded to the 3400 block of Henry Avenue over the weekend and that's where they found a man in the front yard. He had been shot twice; once in the leg and once in the hip.

A witness told authorities he and the victim came to the residence. When the victim knocked on the door, his cousin - Eduardo Gonzalez-Morales - appeared and shot the man twice.

Neighbors couldn't tell us why the cousins were fighting. They're just alarmed the shooting happened so close to their homes.

The victim was rushed to the Regional Medical Center in critical condition.

A motive for the shooting was not released.

Gonzalez-Morales was charged with aggravated assault- reckless.

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