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Suspect arrested in Memphis shooting that left woman dead

Published: Jan. 17, 2022 at 8:39 PM CST
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - An arrest has been made in a Saturday morning shooting in Memphis.

Memphis police say Christian Pitts fatally shot a woman early Saturday morning on Winchester Road.

According to the affidavit, the victim was found dead underneath a white pickup truck. A witness called police after the shooting with information about the suspect, which led to Pitts’ arrest.

Officers recovered a semi-automatic gun during the arrest as well.

Police say Pitts told them he blacked out while fighting the victim, after discovering her under his vehicle.

Pitts is now facing first-degree murder charges.

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