Sunday 19 November 2023 - 22:35

Three Women, Girl Killed in US Shooting Spree

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Three Women, Girl Killed in US Shooting Spree
A suspect in Tennessee has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot while on the run after he allegedly killed four and seriously injured a fifth victim during a deadly outbreak of domestic violence, canberratimes reported.

Police found Mavis Christian Jr, 52, in his car during a manhunt following the shootings at three locations in Memphis that left three women and a teenage girl dead and critically wounded another teen girl.

Memphis Police Department officers responded to a report of a shooting on Saturday at 9.22 pm on the 100 Block of Howard Drive.

Police found a woman with an apparent gunshot wound who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators determined there were two other connected fatal shootings.

At Field Lark Drive, a woman and a 13-year-old girl were killed and a 15-year-old girl was critically wounded.

Another woman was found fatally shot on Warrington Road, Memphis Police officer Christopher Williams said.

Police believed Christian was responsible for all three shootings and began a search involving local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.