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Man charged in Oak Shire Apartments shooting

Deveon Howard charged in Oak Shire Apartments shooting
Deveon Howard charged in Oak Shire Apartments shooting(Memphis Police Department)
Published: Jan. 20, 2022 at 2:34 PM CST
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - 20-year-old Deveon Howard has been charged in a shooting death at Oak Shire Apartments on December 12, 2021.

According to the affidavit, police responded to a shooting at Oak Shire and found Drake Ward suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead.

The report says that Ward was walking through the apartment complex when a red or burgundy sedan pulled up next to him. Ward reportedly got into an argument with the driver.

The driver then pointed a gun at Ward, shooting him several times and the apartment behind him.

The report say Ward also had a handgun but was unable to fire.

Howard was later identified as a suspect and has been charged with second-degree murder and reckless endangerment by discharging a firearm into a habitation

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