Suspects sought in murder outside Dollar General store - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Suspects sought in murder outside Dollar General store

Authorities released this security camera image of one of the suspects. Authorities released this security camera image of one of the suspects.

By Janice Broach - bio | email

FRIENDSHIP, TN (WMC-TV) - Authorities are searching for a pair of suspects wanted for shooting and killing a person outside a Dollar General store in Friendship late Tuesday afternoon.

According to Crockett County Sheriff Troy Klyce, the suspect went inside the store around 5:20 p.m.  After making a purchase, the suspect met a friend inside the store. 

Moments later, one of the pair shot the victim in the head outside the store.

The pair left the store in a bronze sports car, which they later ditched and burned.

The victim, who has not been identified, was taken to The MED, where he died.  According to Klyce, authorities believe the victim may have been targeted. 

Five employees, in addition to customers, were in the store at the time of the shooting. No one else was injured.

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