Highway shootings create public angst, police frustration

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 16, 2019 12:09 PM CT | Published: July 16, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Memphis Police officers work the scene of a shooting on Interstate&nbsp;</strong><strong>240 at Millbranch on Wednesday, July 10, where a man was reportedly shot by another motorist. The victim was transported in non-critical condition to Regional One Health. Since January, 32 interstate shootings have prompted the Memphis Police Department to increase patrols along the interstates with help from the Shelby County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office and the Tennessee Highway Patrol.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Memphis Police officers work the scene of a shooting on Interstate 240 at Millbranch on Wednesday, July 10, where a man was reportedly shot by another motorist. The victim was transported in non-critical condition to Regional One Health. Since January, 32 interstate shootings have prompted the Memphis Police Department to increase patrols along the interstates with help from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Highway Patrol. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Memphis police are investigating 32 interstate shootings since January. One person was killed. 

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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.


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