MPD investigating after woman found shot to death on Lamar Avenue

MPD investigating after woman found shot to death on Lamar Avenue

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis police are investigating on Lamar Avenue after a woman was found dead in the middle of the road.

A section of the roadway near Lamar and Getwell had been shut down while officials clear the scene.

The Memphis Police Department says the victim was lying in the middle of the street without any clothes and was covered in blood.

Officers who arrived on the scene noticed the woman was unresponsive and was later pronounced dead.

MPD says a witness told them the woman was walking in the street before she collapsed.

Memphis Police later confirmed the woman had been shot.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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