VIOLENT STRETCH: 5 killed in 24 hours, Memphis police confirm

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis saw a string of homicides this weekend as gun violence once again rocked the city.

Five people died in a 24-hour period from early Sunday to Monday morning.

Before 6 a.m. Sunday, a man was shot dead and a woman was injured in a home invasion near Rhodes College, Memphis Police said.

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Police said the shooting happened at a home at 703 North Mclean around 5:40 a.m. The man, a student at the college, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspects are 3 to 4 men and one of them was armed with a gun, MPD said.

Sunday afternoon, a man was shot and killed in the 3900 block of Knight Arnold.

Police said the suspect is a light-skinned man with long light brown dreadlocks.

Just before 11 p.m. Sunday a woman was shot and killed in Frayser.

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MPD said the woman was shot twice in the 3100 block of Madeline Circle.

One man has been detained in the shooting.

Early Monday morning, a man and a woman were gunned down in Parkway Village.

MPD said they were found dead in a home in the 4800 block of Summerlane Avenue just after 5:30 a.m.

MPD said the shooting stemmed from a robbery.

If you have any information about any of these homicides, call CrimeStoppers at 901.528.CASH.