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Metro Police say an argument between a man and his
girlfriends family lead to fatal gunfire.
Investigators say the shooting happened around 5:30 Sunday
evening on 49th Avenue.
Police claim that David Duncan and family members of his
girlfriend Christina Sanders were having an argument. Duncan pulled out a
shotgun and fired multiple times.
Those shots hit his girlfriend brother 23 year old Travis
Massey. He died on the scene. Another bullet hit Sanders mother 55-year old Vicki
Brown. She's in critical condition at Vanderbilt Medical Center.
Duncan is in police custody on $50,000 for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. A decision on criminal charges will be made as the investigation continues.
(Pictured are the shooting victims)
Monday, January 7 2013, 10:26 AM CST
Man pleads guilty to Memphis officer's murder
May 21, 2013 22:22 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A former death row inmate is set to be released from prison after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder of a Memphis police officer.
Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said Tuesday that she has accepted Timothy McKinney's guilty plea.
McKinney was convicted of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of Officer Don Williams. The officer was killed outside a comedy club in December 1997.
McKinney appealed and won a new trial, which ended with a deadlocked jury. A third trial earlier this year also ended in a hung jury.
The Commercial Appeal reports that McKinney was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Since he's already served more than 15 years -- including 11 on death row -- McKinney will be released this week.
Williams' family opposed the settlement.
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