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CrimePolice, angry crowd face off after shooting in Memphis

11:50  13 june  2019
11:50  13 june  2019 Source:   msn.com

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The Memphis Police Department is investigating this shooting itself — Tennessee Bureau of Investigation investigators did not come. It's reminiscent of a September 2017 non-fatal police shooting in a Frayser shopping center that likewise drew an angry , skeptical crowd and likewise

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Police, angry crowd face off after shooting in Memphis
Police, angry crowd face off after shooting in Memphis
Police, angry crowd face off after shooting in Memphis
Police, angry crowd face off after shooting in Memphis
Police, angry crowd face off after shooting in Memphis
Police, angry crowd face off after shooting in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Armed officers and an angry crowd faced off late Wednesday night after reports that at least one man was fatally shot by authorities in a working-class north Memphis neighborhood.

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Another chaotic video shows the crowd dispersing after police responded. Several other Twitter users tweeted about their experiences outside the venue, with one person writing: "The crowd scattered after @TulsaPolice shot pepper balls into the crowd .

Memphis police said people in the crowd threw rocks and bricks, with several officers suffering minor injuries. Officers cordoned off several blocks near the scene. By 11 p.m., officers had used tear gas and most of the crowd dispersed, the Daily Memphian reported .

Officers on horseback patrolled the area, and lines of police cars with flashing blue lights were parked along the street. An ambulance could be seen at the outer edge of the scene. A helicopter flew overhead as police cars trickled away.

Authorities gave few details hours after the incident. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said its agents were on the scene of a shooting involving a regional anti-crime task force. TBI spokeswoman Keli McAlister tweeted that she was in the area but said there would be no update "for some time." Memphis police said none of its officers was involved in the shooting.

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One local official identified the victim as Brandon Webber and said he was shot several times in his family's front yard. Family members confirmed to the Daily Memphian that 21-year-old Weber died.

In identifying Webber on Twitter early Thursday, Shelby County Commissioner and mayoral candidate Tami Sawyer said "Every life lost should matter...every single one. How many times will this be ok? It cannot continue to be."

Passion Anderson, a 34-year old student, brought her 13-year-old son to the scene early Thursday. She grew up in Memphis and recently moved back to the Frayser neighborhood, a mostly low- to middle-income area with modest single-family homes and apartments. She said she worried about her son's safety every day in Memphis which struggles with crime and gang activity.

"I just want him to see this, know what's going on, to be conscious," she said. "I fear for him all the time."

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