Suspect charged after man sleeping in alley shot 3 times, police say

Timothy Finley charged in Exchange Ave. shooting
Timothy Finley charged in Exchange Ave. shooting(Action News 5/SCSO)
Published: Nov. 10, 2022 at 5:33 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 10, 2022 at 11:31 AM CST
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - One person is facing charges and another is recovering after a shooting near downtown Memphis Wednesday night.

Memphis Police Department says the shooting happened at Poplar Avenue and Hamlin Place at 10:12 p.m. Timothy Finley, 38, is behind bars in connection to the incident.

According to an affidavit, Finley walked up to a man who was sleeping on the ground in an alley and shot him three times. The victim was hit in the left leg and the right hip.

He was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

A witness on the scene gave a detailed ID of the suspect leading to Finley’s arrest.

He is charged with aggravated assault and being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun.

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