Victim identified in Cordova parking lot shooting - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Victim identified in Cordova parking lot shooting

CORDOVA, Tenn. (WMC-TV) - Robert Louis Schwerin, 52, was shot to death around 9:00 Friday night following a dispute in a parking lot.

Police say he and another man, both in their 50's, began arguing about how closely together their vehicles were parked at the busy Trinity Commons Shopping Center at Trinity and Germantown Pkwy.

The verbal disagreement turned physical and several punches were exchanged.

The other man pulled a pistol and shot Schwerin in the chest.

He died at the scene.

The suspect is in police custody. His name has not been released.

Police also have the murder weapon.  

Investigators say there are several witnesses to the murder.

So far, no charges have been filed.

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