• Man arrested, accused of shooting woman on Poplar Avenue

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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A suspect is in custody and a woman was rushed to the hospital after a shooting at a popular intersection in East Memphis.

    PHOTO GALLERY: Woman shot at major intersection on Poplar

    The shooting happened Thursday around 9:45 p.m. at the intersection of Poplar Avenue and White Station Road.

    According to a police affidavit, the victim was sitting in her car at the intersection when she was shot in the back. She was caught in the middle of gunfire between Marvin Lewis, 22, and other suspects.


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    Police said Lewis was shooting from a black sedan at others in a red muscle car. Lewis was also shot in the leg and taken to a hospital, where he was arrested.

    Investigators are searching for the other suspects involved in the shooting. It is unclear how many there were.

    The victim was rushed to St. Francis is in critical condition. She is now in non-critical condition.

    Lewis is charged with aggravated assault and reckless endangerment.

    Lewis is also accused in a separate shooting in Midtown that happened in November 2017. The victim said he was shot several times at Peabody Avenue and Belvedere Blvd.

    The victim identified Lewis as the person who shot him. He was arrested in February 2018 and was indicted by a grand jury later the same year in November.

    Court records show Lewis was out on bond and had a report date for the attempted murder case in less than two weeks.

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