A 19-year-old kills four people in a shooting in Memphis

At least Four people have died and three others have been injured. for the shots that a 19 year old has carried out from his vehicle indiscriminately in the American city of Memphis, in the state of Tennessee (USA).

The young man, who terrorized the city for several hours, broadcast the events live through the social networksas reported by local media.

The alleged perpetrator has already been arrested and has been identified as Ezekiel Kelly, a 19-year-old who, according to the Police, has multiple criminal records.

Shots fired in at least eight locations

The suspect has been taken into police custody following his arrest after the shots he carried out indiscriminately in at least eight places different, will generate an alert throughout the city.

Memphis Police Chief Cerelyn Davis has called the events a “shooting massive on the move” and has confirmed the death of four people during a press conference. In addition, the police officer has reported that there are three other woundedincluding an employee of a car parts distribution establishment, who is seriously injured in hospital.

According to the newspaper ‘The Washington Post’, the suspect crashed his vehicle before being cornered and detained by the Police in the Whitehaven area, but he was not injured.

The detainee had been released earlier this year after serving 11 months of a sentence of three years in prison for aggravated assault.

A shooting broadcast live

The police chief has indicated that at least one of the shootings, precisely that of the car parts distribution establishment, was broadcast live on Facebook. Hours before the arrest of the suspect, the Police had warned the citizens that did not take to the streets after receiving information from an armed man Responsible for multiple shootings.

“We are receiving information that is recording your actions on Facebook“Memphis Police said.

Video posted on social media shows a man saying “this is real” and using foul language as he opens the door of a store and dShoot the first person that appears up to twice.

Local media recall that Memphis has recently suffered several incidents, such as the kidnapping and subsequent death of the teacher Eliza Fletcher and the shooting attack on a police officer.


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