Tennessee police apprehend suspect allegedly involved in crime spree leaving 1 man dead, others injured

 Law enforcement officers in Memphis, Tennessee, captured a man in connection with a string of crimes across the city on Sunday that left one person dead and others injured, according to police. He was out on bail on a murder charge at the time. Was.

The Memphis Police Department said a 20-year-old man, who was not named, was on $100,000 bond for first-degree murder and aggravated robbery at the time of the crime. He was taken into custody at around 3:45 pm. on Sunday, after a brief chase.

Just after 10 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to the 3700 block of East Shelby Drive for a report of a carjacking in which a blue Nissan Maxima was taken.

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As investigators investigated the carjacking, they determined that the suspect was possibly connected to four other crimes.

One crime, also on East Shelby Drive, was a shooting that resulted in the death of a male; The other was on Pilot Drive, where shots were fired, although no injuries were reported. There was also shooting at Commerce Circle, where a male teenager was shot along with two females, one of whom was in critical condition while the other was not in critical condition.

The suspect was described as a black man wearing all black clothing, a black ski mask and purple boots. He is also believed to have a white 2016 Dodge Charger that was taken during a carjacking on South Perkins Road.

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Through a collaborative effort between local, state and federal law enforcement partners and community members, the 20-year-old man was captured at approximately 3:45 p.m.

Chief "CJ" Davis said, "My heart goes out to the families of the victims and those affected by these senseless acts of violence." “Through the hard work and quick action of Memphis Police officers, additional incidents were undoubtedly prevented.”

Fox News Digital asked Memphis PD for the name of the suspect and was told all available information has been released.

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