According to police, an armed and dangerous 19-year-old man has been traveling around the Memphis area shooting people this Wednesday, September 7.
— Memphis Police Dept (@MEM_PoliceDept) September 8, 2022
At 7:00 p.m. two shootings had already been reported, one located at a BP gas station on South Parkway and another on Norris Road near I-240.
Police have alerted the public via a tweet and have been providing updates.
Originally, police believed that the man was driving a blue or silver Infiniti car, however is now believed to be in a grey Toyota SUV.
The man has been recording himself on Facebook Live while engaging in these shootings and his current location remains unknown.
UPDATE: At approximately 7:52 p.m. police revealed that three shootings have been reported.
A 24-year-old man was killed on Lyndale Avenue at 12:56 a.m.
Another man was shot and killed at the BP gas station at 4:35 p.m.
And just one minute later, a woman was shot and critically injured, according to police.
The city of Memphis posted a tweet at 7:55 p.m. which reads:
If you do not need to be out, please stay home!
— City of Memphis (@CityOfMemphis) September 8, 2022
Anyone with information about this man is urged to call 911 immediately.