Multiple law enforcement agencies are searching for a 52 year old man identified as Mavis Christian Jr. in connection with the deadly shootings that happened over the span of four hours on Saturday.
He is accused of killing two girls and wounding a woman at one property before fatally shooting another female at a different house at 6.40pm.
Mavis Christian Jr last seen is known at this moment.
Police said that preliminary information indicates this was a domestic violence incident and the suspect is a known relative who fled each scene in a white 2017 Chevrolet Malibu bearing TN Tag #390-BHTM in an unknown direction, police said.
Timeline of events
Police went to area of Fieldlark Drive about a shooting just after 5:30 p.m. and located three people suffering from gunshot wounds, two girls and a woman.
One girl and a woman were pronounced dead at the scene. Another girl was sent to the hospital, police said.
According to police, officers went to the 5000 block of Warrington Road for a shooting just after 6:30 p.m.
When officers arrived a woman was found with an apparent gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The just before 9:30 p.m., officers responded to the 100 Block of Howard Drive for a shooting.
Officers found one woman with an apparent gunshot wound and she was pronounced deceased at the scene, police said.
During Memphis Police’s investigation, investigators determined that all three shooting scenes are connected and the same man is responsible for all three.