• Father of 5 killed in Orange Mound drive-by shooting

    By: Tony Atkins


    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A man is dead after being gunned down in a drive-by shooting.

    PHOTOS: 1 dead, 2 injured during early morning drive-by shooting 

    Police found a car shot several times in the 2900 block of Lamar Avenue at 12:50 a.m. This is in Orange Mound.

    Three people were shot on the scene. Two women were transported in non-critical condition and a man was transported in critical. He died at the hospital. 

    "I never imagined our streets would be like this," said Eddie DePriest. 


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    A man was taken to the hospital and later died. Loved ones identified him as 22-year-old Marcus Vann. He was a father of five.

    Two women were to taken to Regional One in non-critical condition.

    FOX13 counted 17 shell casings at the intersection of Lamar and Semmes. The car he was in was full of bullet holes.

    Police told FOX13 they are looking for suspects in an SUV. 

    This is an ongoing investigation. If you have any information about this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH.

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