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Estranged husband charged with attempted murder after attacking man with car and club

(Photo Source: SCSO) (Photo Source: SCSO)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Shelby County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man charged with attempted first degree murder Saturday night.

According to a press release from SCSO, a resident said she and her boyfriend were about to leave her home in the 1500 block of Estacada Way to go to the movies.

As the pair were getting into her car, her estranged husband, 31-year-old Michael Thompson rammed his car into hers, hitting her boyfriend.

As her boyfriend tried to run away, Thompson chased the man and attacked him with a club.

The victim was taken to Regional One in non-critical condition with broken bones.

Thompson is charged with criminally attempted first degree murder and aggravated assault.

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