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Memphis police say ‘armed and harmful’ 19-year-old shot 2 people during wild shooting spree

REVEALED: Memphis 19-year-old arrested after ‘livestreaming himself on Facebook shooting two people’ was goal of separate homicide warrant – which was issued simply HOURS earlier than the lethal spree

  • Ezekiel Kelly, 19, of Memphis, Tennessee is believed to have shot two people within the metropolis and fled to Arkansas
  • He wreck a a gray Toyota SUV at Ivan and Hodge roads in DeSoto County after a police chase
  • Police say that he recorded the shootings on Facebook Live
  • There have been two deadly shootings reported to date within the metropolis
  • Kelly was indicted Wednesday morning on first diploma homicide, aggravated assault, utilizing a gun during a felony and reckless endangerment with a lethal weapon stemming from a February 3, 2020 killing 
  • WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT 

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The 19-year-old man who led police on a wild manhunt by Tennessee after shooting 4 people – killing not less than one – was arrested after wrecking his stolen automotive Wednesday evening.

The suspect has been recognized as Ezekiel Kelly, who was indicted this morning on homicide prices stemming again to February 2020, was taken into custody after totaling a Dodge Challenger he had carjacked for his getaway, in line with the authorities. 

Police say that his rampage began at 4:30 this afternoon and he shot two people and livestreamed his bloody work.

He allegedly shot one individual at a BP gasoline station on South Parkway at 4:35 and a girl on Norris Road close to I-240 a minute later, in line with Fox 13.

Kelly was indicted Wednesday morning on first diploma homicide, aggravated assault, utilizing a gun during a felony and reckless endangerment with a lethal weapon stemming from a February 3, 2020 killing 

A video of the shooting posted on-line apparently exhibits Kelly getting into an AutoZone the place a person in a gray polo shirt stands beside the counter. The gunman raises his weapon and fires repeatedly on the man.

As he leaves he is heard saying, ‘This sh*t for actual.’

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Memphis Police Department are searching for this man who they say is answerable for a number of shootings within the metropolis

In one other video that present Kelly’s quick dreadlocks, he is driving down the highway and says, ‘It’s getting actual wild right here’ and then the sound of computerized gunfire will be heard.

Police had thought that he crossed into Arkansas someday after 7 p.m, however he was cornered on the intersection of Ivan and Hodge roads in DeSoto County, Tennesee.

Memphis Police beforehand stated that he was driving an Infiniti with crimson vendor tag and a rear window busted out.

Ezekiel Kelly, 19, seen here in a Facebook post, is wanted by the Memphis police for the shooting death of two people

Ezekiel Kelly, 19, seen right here in a Facebook put up, is needed by the Memphis police for the shooting loss of life of two people

Kelly, seen here in a Facebook post, is believed to have fled Tennessee to Arkansas in a Toyota SUV

Kelly, seen right here in a Facebook put up, is believed to have fled Tennessee to Arkansas in a Toyota SUV

Police had thought-about him armed and harmful and warned metropolis residents to remain indoors. The University of Memphis went on lockdown and public transportation was suspended, the Daily Beast reported. The Memphis Red Birds stopped their residence sport and pulled the gamers off the sphere, the information web site reported.

 Kelly, whose Facebook web page Zeke Huncho exhibits him flashing weapons and money in most pictures, posted an eerie message in mid-August, saying ‘I’m sorry momma I do know you hate how I stay…I do know you pray each evening I swear wont GO witout a battle.’ 

The shooting spree comes the identical week that the physique of kidnapped billionaire heiress Eliza Fletcher, 34, was present in Memphis.

Police have charged Cleotha Henderson, an ex-con who served 20 years for a earlier abduction, with aggravated kidnapping, tampering with proof and homicide.

The metropolis was on edge for 4 days as police appeared for the mom of two who went lacking whereas jogging. 

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