MPD releases photo of suspect vehicle after woman found gunned down near local church

Memphis Police have released photos of a vehicle in connection to the homicide of a woman found shot to death near a local church.

On July 22, MPD officers responded to a man-down call in the 2900 block of Oakville Street.

Police found an unresponsive woman lying on the grass at the rear of a church, MPD said.

She had suffered a gunshot wound.

Paramedics pronounced the woman dead at the scene, MPD said.

Security video showed a black four-door sedan pulling into the rear of the church. A few minutes later, what appeared to be two gunshot flashes can be seen, MPD said.

The black sedan then drives southbound from the scene.

No arrests have been made at this point.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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