MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A woman is behind bars after another woman was gunned down outside a Memphis apartment complex.
The shooting happened Monday afternoon in the 2500 block of W. Hillview.
Memphis police found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound, according to an affidavit.
She was rushed to Regional One, where she was pronounced dead by staff.
A witness told police the victim got into a fight with a neighbor. The neighbor then fired a “warning shot” from her back porch, records show.
The victim continued arguing with the neighbor, identified as Eleesha Tolbert, after she fired the warning shot with children present.
The victim reportedly ran toward Tolbert, who shot her in front of the apartment, according to the affidavit.
Tolbert admitted to firing a “test shot” and to shooting the victim.
Investigators found a bullet in front of the victim’s apartment door.
Tolbert, 23, is charged with Voluntary Manslaughter and other crimes.
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