Memphis police investigating possible first homicide of 2012 - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis police investigating possible first homicide of 2012

(WMC-TV) - Memphis police investigated what appeared to be the city's first homicide of the year Saturday night.

Officers responded to a shooting call at 1788 Keltner Circle around 10:30 p.m. Saturday.  A 22-year-old man was found shot to death on the sidewalk outside that address.

Police have not released the name of the victim or a motive, but family members identified him as Cortez Jones.

Family members said the shooter mistook Jones for someone else who had been involved in a fight at the location earlier in the day.  Police have not confirmed that information.

No one is in custody.  If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at (901) 528-CASH.

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