Man indicted in shooting death of woman, wounding of man at Memphis motel

Man indicted in shooting death of woman, wounding of man at Memphis motel
Man indicted in shooting death of woman, wounding of man at Memphis motel (Source: Shelby County Jail)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A man has been indicted in the shooting death of a woman and the wounding of a man he was arguing with last year outside of a Whitehaven motel, according to Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.

A grand jury indicted 49-year-old Angelos Washington on charges of first-degree murder -- two counts of attempted first-degree murder, employment of a firearm in the commission of a dangerous felony, and convicted felon in possession of a handgun.

Police: Man charged with killing woman at hotel

The shootings happened Sept. 4, 2019, outside of the motel at Airways Boulevard near Democrat Road as Washington argued with a 28-year-old man.

Investigators say Washington pulled a gun from his wheelchair and began shooting, striking the man in the neck and chest, and also hitting 59-year-old Paula Foster in the stomach and the chest. She was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Another bystander also was in the line of fire, but she was not hit. Washington was arrested shortly after on Democrat, still in possession of the handgun.

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