Memphis man accused of targeting witness in murder case

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis man was arrested after being accused of shooting at a man who named his cousin in a recent homicide.

The witness was walking with someone in North Memphis when Mario Smith allegedly pulled up, asked for some weed and then started shooting.

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Police said they found eight shell casings in the street. One victim was grazed by a bullet while the other was unharmed.

Smith was charged with two counts of attempted murder.

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