Sunday, March 6, 2016

Man killed, another injured on West 40th

Posted By on Sun, Mar 6, 2016 at 10:30 PM

Detectives are investigating shootings of two people, that resulted in the death of one on Tuesday, March 1, near the 500 block of West 40th Street.

Metro responded to the scene at about 1:18 p.m. finding Jonathan Lang, 18, and Tonya Murcherson, 51, with gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to Memorial University Medical Center, Lang with serious injuries and Murcherson with non-life-threatening injuries. Lang succumbed to his injuries at MUMC.

"Reportedly, shots were fired during an altercation at West 40th and Burroughs streets. Investigators are working to determine if the victims were the intended targets. The identity of the shooter remains under investigation," police say.
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