Man arrested after shooting in Hickory Hill injures one, police say

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Police Department said they have arrested a man for a shooting in Hickory Hill.

Samuel Smith, 29, is charged with aggravated assault and four counts of reckless endangerment after a man was shot over the weekend.

On June 25, 2022, officers responded to a shooting in the 6000 block of Knight Arnold Road just before 7 p.m.

When police arrived, officers found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to Regional One in critical condition, a release said.

He was later upgraded to non-critical.

Officers were told that the suspect, Samuel Smith, was the ex-boyfriend of another individual on the scene and a video was reviewed that showed Smith and the victim arguing, the release said.

According to police, Smith and the victim were both armed, then Smith began to chase the victim around a car that contained his ex-girlfriend and three children.

Smith fired several shots at the victim, striking him, then fled the scene but later returned while officers were investigating, police said.

He was arrested.

Smith’s bond was set at $30,000 and he has been released.