Man arrested for attempted murder - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man arrested for attempted murder

Mario Thomas (Source: SCSO) Mario Thomas (Source: SCSO)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A man has been arrested after police said he shot a man and threatened to kill him.

On May 14, police found a man in a hallway with a gunshot wound in his left leg.

The victim told police he got into an altercation with an acquaintance named Mario.

The victim told police Mario said he would kill him. According to the affidavit, later that day, Mario came back and shot Harris in the leg. The suspect then pointed his gun again, but did not fire another shot.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he needed emergency surgery on his leg.

Mario Thomas was arrested Saturday for the crime. He is charged with attempted first-degree murder and convicted felon in possession of a handgun.

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