Father shot, killed four months after son

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A man is dead after being shot in his vehicle early Saturday morning.

The shooting happened just after 2 a.m. in the area of Walnut Street and Polk Avenue.

Police said a man was found slumped over in the driver's seat of his vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds.

A witness told officers that he and the victim had just gotten into the car when the suspect began shooting.

Family members identified the victim as Adarrell Anderson, Sr.

"It's just sad. It's real sad. Real sad. They're going through a lot right. Really, his kids are going through a whole lot right now," Anderson's cousin Sandra said.

Anderson's son, Adarrell Anderson, Jr., was shot and killed in January at Grizzly Mart.

"Don't nobody deserve this. Don't nobody deserve it. Really his kids--they're going through a whole lot right now," Sandra said.

Anderson, Sr. leaves behind three children.

Investigators said it was reported that a man was seen running away from the scene. No arrests have been made at this time.

This is the city's 87th homicide.

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