Firefighter accused of shooting relative

Firefighter accused of shooting relative

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A Memphis firefighter is accused of shooting a relative Wednesday night.

The shooting happened just before 10:30 on Kennings Drive in Southeast Memphis.

Police found the male victim, who was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

The scene on Kennings Drive.
The scene on Kennings Drive. (Source: WMC Action News 5)

Police said the suspect stayed on the scene and was taken into custody. That suspect is a Memphis firefighter.

Police believe the shooting was a case of domestic violence.

Police later identified the suspect as 35-year-old Kelvin Steward. He’s charged with aggravated assault.

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