MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A woman is charged in the shooting death of an elderly woman in Memphis.
On July 24, officers responded to a shooting in the 300 block of Lauderdale Street in South Memphis.
According to an affidavit, police found a 64-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to the chest.
Paramedics pronounced the woman dead at the scene.
Witnesses, including a 13-year-old who was shot at but not struck, told police there had been an altercation the day before with a female suspect.
One witness said the suspect was armed and gave police a description of her vehicle and tag number, records show.
Police discovered the vehicle was registered to Shakenya Poney, 24.
Poney was identified during a photo lineup.
She is charged with Second Degree Murder and three counts of Attempted Second Degree Murder, records show.
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