MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Days after a shooting outside a popular Memphis restaurant left two dead and five wounded, three men are behind bars.
Johnny Sanford, 36, Kendrick Jamal Gray, 30, and Damon Sykes, 31, were arrested in connection with the deadly shooting.
FOX13 has obtained video showing what happened inside and outside a Hickory Hill restaurant and club leading up to a shooting, leaving some shocked, who no longer wanted to return to the area here on business.
Memphis police said bullets began flying around 11:30 p.m. March 29 after a fight inside the restaurant in Winchester spilled outside.
Terrial Alexander died at the scene of the shooting and another man died in hospital a short time later. Five other people, four men and one woman, also turned up at hospitals that night with injuries, police said.
Sanford, Gray and Sykes were identified from surveillance video of the shooting, according to the Memphis Police Department (MPD).
MPD said the video showed a man trying to detain the person responsible for the shooting, only for another man to shoot him with his own weapon.
Sources told FOX13 that at least two people were shot and one was killed after an incident at Prive Restaurant in Hickory Hill.
Court records show that man was shot during the encounter. As of Tuesday, April 4, four of the other people shot in the ensuing shootings were still in the hospital.
At least 40 evidence markers scattered around the scene outside the restaurant as police investigated.
Sandford was charged with first degree murder and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
Gray was charged with attempted first-degree murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony, and possession of a prohibited weapon. Memphis police said he was one of the people who remained at the hospital Tuesday.
Sykes was charged with attempted first-degree murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony, and robbery. He, too, was still receiving treatment for his injuries on Tuesday, according to police.
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