Man charged after allegedly opening fire at Memphis gas station

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man is charged after Memphis police say he opened fire at a local gas station.

On March 30, a woman told police she was at an Exxon in the 1000 block of Union Avenue when a dark-colored car pulled in front of her vehicle.

An unknown man opened the passenger’s side door and began firing shots at her and her car, records show.

Two people were in her car, a 2019 Chevrolet Malibu.

The bullets missed her car but struck a nearby Cadillac Escalade as the driver was getting out, according to an affidavit.

The driver’s two daughters were inside the Escalade during the shooting.

He told police it would cost him $1500 to repair his vehicle, records show.

Another bullet hit a man’s car as he was driving out of the parking lot.

He told police it would cost $1200 to fix the damage.

According to the affidavit, another bullet narrowly missed a woman as she entered the gas station to go to work.

Quentavious Knox, 23, was positively identified as the shooter during a photo lineup, records show.

He is charged with five counts of aggravated assalt, three counts of reckless endangerment and two counts of vandalism over $1000.