Man charged in shooting involving 2- and 4-year-old - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man charged in shooting involving 2- and 4-year-old

Michael Owens (Source: SCSO) Michael Owens (Source: SCSO)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A man is in jail after a shooting incident involving a 2-year-old and 4-year-old.

Police arrested and charged 22-year-old Michael Owens on Saturday.

Owens is accused of a shooting that happened in 4500 block of Cottonwood Road on August 30.

Witnesses told police they were having a conversation with Owens and two other people in their driveway. Owens and another man pulled out guns and started shooting. The victims ran inside their house.

The victims told police a 4-year-old and 2-year-old were both inside the house during the shooting. The 2-year-old was asleep at the time.

Investigators said the victims identified Owens and another man as the two responsible for the shooting.

Owens is charged with eight counts of criminal attempt second-degree murder and two counts of reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon.

No other arrests have been made.

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