January 26, 2023
Memphis man’s dwelling related to mass capturing suspect

Replace: Ezekiel Kelly made his first court docket look on this case Friday. See protection right here.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG)— We’re digging to be taught extra concerning the teen accused of a lethal capturing rampage that went from Memphis into Mississippi.

Ezekiel Kelly, 19, is not any stranger to legislation enforcement. However Kelly is a stranger to the individual now residing on the Hitchcock Avenue home the teenager could have as soon as known as dwelling.

The person now renting the home advised WREG he’s feeling a bit uneasy.  Simply 24 hours earlier than, the person, who moved in every week in the past, acquired a number of surprising guests.

“I noticed a few police operating round, operating round. I didn’t know why in any respect,” mentioned Toms Garakat.

Because it seems, the home, in accordance with court docket information, was listed as an deal with during which accused assassin Kelly as soon as lived.

Garakat had no thought. In reality, he was unaware the shootings even occurred.

Memphis man’s dwelling related to mass capturing suspect

“One police automobile pulled up and began asking questions saying somebody was capturing individuals, and I used to be like oh wow,” Garakat mentioned. “I’m just like the police are out right here, I do know loads concerning the police, and this may occasionally not prove good. However then I talked to them and that was just about it.”

Garakat says at one level police have been asking if he could have been the person liable for creating the chaos.

“In my thoughts, I used to be like ‘Oh wow. This ain’t me, I’d by no means do something like that, by no means,’” Garakat mentioned. They have been like ‘The deal with of his, got here again over right here.’”

By no means did he suppose he would additionally share one thing in widespread with the one individual accused of wreaking havoc on hundreds throughout Memphis into Mississippi.

“I don’t know no person round right here,” Garakat mentioned.

 A lady within the neighborhood advised us she was unfamiliar with the teenager, who’s now accused of murdering a number of individuals whereas leaving others injured.