Memphis Shooting Spree Suspect Found Dead After Allegedly Killing Four Family Members

Four women have died and one person has been critically injured after a man went on a string of shootings in Memphis.

After fatally shooting four family members, the suspect was found dead, ending an hours-long manhunt, according to authorities.

Mavis Christian Jr., 52, is the alleged suspect who was discovered at about 3:30 a.m. on Sunday with a fatal gunshot wound, ABC News reported. The wound is suspected to be self-inflicted, police said.

Before the manhunt and discovery,  a photo of Christian was released, saying he may have been driving a white 2017 Chevrolet Malibu.

“If you see him or his vehicle, please call 911 immediately,” police had said in an earlier press release. “Do not approach or engage this individual, he is armed and extremely dangerous.”

He was later located.

One female victim was shot and killed on Howard Drive, officials said, adding that a second woman was killed on Warrington Road.

The other shooting location had been on Field Lark Road, where two women were fatally shot, police said. A third woman at the scene was posted in critical injured, officials said.

The shootings were being investigated as a domestic violence incident, police added.

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