Memphis police announced Wednesday night they had taken into custody Ezekiel Kelly, the accused 19-year-old man mass shooter livestreaming his shooting spree. There is no official word on victims yet from police, however earlier local news reports stated one person had been killed and one wounded.

Kelly is a convicted criminal who had been released in March early from a three year sentence.

Memphis police earlier released a BOLO photo of Ezekiel Kelly.

“****UPDATE 9:28 PM****** SUSPECT IS IN CUSTODY Ezekiel D. Kelly Please follow our social media platforms for updates. Please avoid the area of Ivan Road & Hodge Road”

*****UPDATE 9:28 PM******

SUSPECT IS IN CUSTODY

Ezekiel D. Kelly

Please follow our social media platforms for updates.

Please avoid the area of Ivan Road & Hodge Road

— Memphis Police Dept (@MEM_PoliceDept) September 8, 2022

WMC-TV reporter Joyce Peterson posted Kelly has a warrant for murder, “#NEW: the 19-year-old active shooter suspect Ezekiel Kelly has an active warrant due 1st Degree Murder. He’s being taken to a nearby fire station to be checked out.”

Peterson witnessed Kelly being captured by police.

#NEW: the 19-year-old active shooter suspect Ezekiel Kelly has an active warrant due 1st Degree Murder. He’s being taken to a nearby fire station to be checked out. pic.twitter.com/9DrL14peb6

— Joyce Peterson (@MemphoNewsLady) September 8, 2022

Local news reports Kelly shot a woman in medical scrubs who went to his aid after he feigned being hurt.

ABC 24 Memphis reporting that the suspect pretended to need help after a crash and when a woman came in scrubs came to help, he shot her pic.twitter.com/WsVEKbyy8H

— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) September 8, 2022

Andy Ngo posted photos from Kelly’s Facebook page and his rap sheet.

Breaking: The gunman at the center of a city-wide manhunt in Memphis, Tenn. has been named as 19-year-old Ezekiel Kelly. Meanwhile, his Facebook account has been quickly taken down but I was able to save some of his photos. pic.twitter.com/xw52u3txxj

— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) September 8, 2022

Breaking: I looked into the criminal history of Ezekiel Kelly, the #Memphis gunman. Last year he was convicted of aggravated assault & sentenced to 3 years prison but was released early. His attempted murder & other felony charges were dismissed.

He was charged today with murder pic.twitter.com/MSg5fGnFOz

— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) September 8, 2022

The Memphis Commercial Appeal reported Kelly’s early release from a three year sentence:

“Kelly has prior arrests for attempted first-degree murder and reckless endangerment in 2020. He was sentenced to three years but was released March 16 this year. Police issued a warrant for first-degree murder for Kelly on Wednesday night. Police did not immediately say how many people were injured or killed.”

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