Details emerge about man who threatened mass shooting Downtown

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 19, 2022 6:33 AM CT | Published: July 18, 2022 10:31 AM CT

Police said Elijah Hyman told them he planned to carry out a mass shooting of people leaving a concert at FedExForum and said he “wanted to shoot as many people as he could. Just like on TV.”


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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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