Niece arrested for shooting, killing uncle

Dwyane Foxx (Source: Family)
Dwyane Foxx (Source: Family)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A family member shot and killed a man in Mitchell Heights Thursday night, according to family.

The shooting happened at the corner of Tillman Street and Coleman Avenue around 10:45 p.m.

Memphis Police Department arrested Mykita Worthy and charged her with second-degree murder.

Officers said she killed Dwayne Foxx, 44. Foxx was Worthy's uncle.

Family members said Foxx and Worthy had a long standing feud that often resulted in officers having to be called to the house.

Family members did not say what the two usually argued about or what specifically initiated Thursday's argument.

They did say Worthy pulled a gun out from under a mattress and shot Foxx.

Worthy turned herself into police less than 12 hours after the shooting.

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