MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The city of Memphis is in shock as details emerge about the victims of a tragic mass shooting that occurred on Saturday night. The community has been reeling since the horrifying incident took place 48 hours ago.
According to Memphis police, the shooter, identified as Mavis Christian, opened fire at a home in southwest Memphis, resulting in the death of three people, including a 13-year-old girl. Following the initial shooting, Christian then drove to the Parkway Village area where he killed another woman, and later traveled back across the city to Whitehaven, where his wife, Tawanda Christian, was also shot and killed.
Dezmond Baldwin, a family friend of the suspect’s wife, described Tawanda as a kind and intelligent person, deeply mourned by her family and friends. She leaves behind three children and two stepchildren. The devastating aftermath of the shooting has left the family in deep anguish.
A woman who worked with the accused shooter revealed that he had confided in her about troubles at home, shedding light on potential underlying issues that may have contributed to the tragic events. As the community grapples with the shock of the mass shooting, it is important to highlight the resources available to support victims and families impacted by domestic violence.
As investigations into the mass shooting continue, the city of Memphis remains in mourning for the lives lost in this senseless act of violence. The tragic incident has left a deep impact on the community, and it is crucial to provide support and resources to those affected by such devastating events.