Two separate incidents have deadly connection - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Two separate incidents have deadly connection

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A man was shot; he ran across the street and collapsed. A man was shot; he ran across the street and collapsed.
Memphis police believe a man, who may have been distracted by the shooting scene, was hit by a car and killed. Memphis police believe a man, who may have been distracted by the shooting scene, was hit by a car and killed.
MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) – Two late Thursday night incidents with a deadly connection that happened in the area of Park and Airways; a shooting and separate car crash that sent one person to the MED and left another person dead.

The first incident, a shooting, happened in the 2300 block of Park Avenue a little after 10 p.m. A man was shot; he ran across the street and collapsed.

A witness told Action News 5 that it was a robbery and that they heard several shots fired.

Police have not confirmed a motive and no one is in custody. The victim was taken to the MED.

Here's where this story takes a turn. The second incident happened in the same area of Park and Airways.

Memphis police believe a man, who may have been distracted by the shooting scene, was hit by a car.

That man was killed. It is not known if the driver was cited.

At last check police did not know the condition of the shooting victim at the MED.

Action News 5 is working to get that information as well as a suspect description.

If you know who anything about this incident, call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH or go to the Crime Stoppers website here: http://memphis.crimestoppersweb.com/

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