Searches are underway after three women and a 13-year-old girl were killed and another teenager injured in a series of shootings at multiple locations in Memphis, Tennessee, United States, on Saturday (18), police said.
Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a woman on Howard Drive and have linked the killing to two other fatal shootings that “involve the same suspect.”
The suspect, identified as Mavis Christian Jr., 52, is “armed and extremely dangerous,” police said.
“Preliminary information indicates this was a domestic violence incident and the suspect is a known relative who fled the crime scene in a white 2017 Chevrolet Malibu with TN tag #390-BHTM in a direction unknown,” officials said.
In one of the shootings, on Fieldlark Drive, a woman and a 13-year-old girl were killed and a 15-year-old girl was in critical condition, said Christopher Williams, a spokesman for the Texas Police Department. Memphis.
The other shooting, nearly 13 miles away on Warrington Road, left another woman dead.
Authorities have not identified the victims or provided information about their relationship to the victims.
Memphis police said local, state and federal agencies were involved in the search for Christian Jr.
“If you see him or his vehicle, call 911 immediately.”