Mid-South search underway for convicted murderer - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Mid-South search underway for convicted murderer

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(WMC-TV) – A manhunt is underway across the Mid-South for convicted murderer Earnest Woodley, also known as Earnest Moore. Detectives say Woodley tried to kill his girlfriend and her three daughters while moving to Memphis.

Woodley, who has a lengthy criminal record in Shelby County, is wanted for allegedly shooting his girlfriend and her three daughters Friday in Nashville.

One of the teens has been released from the hospital. The remaining three victims are in stable condition.

Woodley reportedly ran into a wooded area after the shooting. He was barefoot and wearing blue shorts and a gray T-shirt. He is 5'11" and weighs 190 pounds.

He is considered armed and dangerous.

Woodley was previously convicted of murder in Shelby County.

Anyone who sees Woodley or knows his whereabouts should call Crimestoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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