Crime of the Week #22

July 9, 2021


The normal holiday bombardment of firecrackers was just getting under way when Memphis Police Officers were dispatched to the EZ Express Gas Station at 2380 Frayser Blvd. near the intersection with Mountain Terrace Street in Frayser at 8:49 p.m. Sunday, July 4, 2021 on a report of a shooting.

At the scene they found a man lying in the doorway and suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, Ali Al Saedy, 52, was pronounced dead.

Officers learned that Al Saedy had been sweeping the parking lot when a white vehicle drove by and a shot rang. He grabbed his chest and stumbled to the door of the business where he collapsed.

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