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One dead, one arrested; homicide investigation underway

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Homicide investigators were working a scene on the 2700 block of Byrd Avenue. Homicide investigators were working a scene on the 2700 block of Byrd Avenue.
Memphis police say they got a call about shots fired with a man down around 9 a.m. Memphis police say they got a call about shots fired with a man down around 9 a.m.
MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) - Investigators look for clues after a deadly Memphis shooting Wednesday.

Bud Johnson was one of the few in a large group who gathered on Byrd Avenue after a shooting that happened in the street in broad daylight.

"I've been here 54 years, and, hey, I'm proud to be here," said Johnson.

Memphis police say they got a call about shots fired with a man down around 9 a.m.

Investigators say uniformed officers were so close to the area that when they pulled on scene that the shooter was still walking away swiftly, with the gun in the middle of the street.

Police cuffed the suspected shooter, but they have not officially filed charges as they try to figure out what happened.

"You got a young citizen right there laying on the curb that's dead. Over what?" said Johnson. "It's a crying ---- shame that folks just out here killing kids over nothing. I ain't ashamed to say it."

Police have not released the identities of the victim or the suspect.

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