Police hunt gunman after three women and girl, 13, shot dead


Police are searching for Mavis Christian Jr in connection with the shootings (Picture: WREG News Channel 3/ Memphis Police Department)

A manhunt is ongoing after three women and a teenage girl were killed at three different locations in Tennessee.

Police in Memphis are searching for Mavis Christian Jr, 52 with local, state and federal law enforcement involved in the search.

Officers were called to a shooting on the 100 Block of Howard Drive at 9.22pm on Saturday, where they found a woman who was declared dead at the scene.

She had suffered an apparent gunshot wound and investigators have linked the killing to two other shootings in the town.

One woman and a 13-year-old girl were killed in Field Lark Drive where another teen, 15, was found critically injured.

A third woman was found dead in Warrington Road.

Police have not released the timings of each shooting but warned the public not to approach Christian, who is believed to have been driving a white 2017 Chevrolet Malibu.

Each shooting is believed to have been a domestic violence incident, police added.

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Source:: Metro


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