Woman guns down acquaintance at bus stop

44-year-old Sherrie Dupree was charged with attempted first-degree murder after reportedly pulling up to a bus stop and riddling a man with bullets.

On November 25th, Memphis Police Officers responded to a shooting at 670 East McLemore Avenue. Per the affidavit, they met with Melvin Sharp, who had wounds in his right chest area and right arm. He reported that he was at the bus stop at East McLemore Avenue and South Orleans Street when a female acquaintance, Sherrie Dupree, stopped at the intersection in a green Ford Expedition and called his name. She then fired several shots at him from an unknown firearm. Melvin began to flee but was struck with multiple bullets.

Sherrie Dupree (SCSO)
Sherrie Dupree (SCSO)

Officers were able to use the Blue Crush cameras in the area to confirm the vehicle’s description. They also spoke with Melvin’s family to confirm Sherrie as the shooter and her residence to be 1651 Monsarrat Street. On November 26th, Melvin was able to identify Sherrie in a six-person photographic display.

On November 26th, Sherrie Dupree was arrested and charged with attempted first-degree murder. She is currently jailed in lieu of a $100,000 bond.

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