MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police are investigating after a deadly shooting in Downtown Memphis.
MPD said the incident happened around 8 p.m. Thursday in the 500 block of South Front Street.
City officials confirmed to FOX13 that one person was shot and killed at the scene.
The victim was identified by city officials as Phil Trenary, 64, president and chief executive officer of the Greater Memphis Chamber.
Trenary served as the CEO since 2014.
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Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland issued a statement on Twitter Thursday night regarding the fatal shooting of Trenary.
Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris also responded to the deadly shooting on Twitter.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam issued his own statement on the death of Trenary:
MPD confirmed Trenary was pronounced dead at Regional One.
Police also issued a description of the suspected shooter, who has not been identified as of yet.
According to MPD, the shooter is a man with dreadlocks wearing a blue shirt – driving a white Ford F-150.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers.
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