Current News Headlines: Memphis: Memphis Woman Arrested After Waving Gun At Mother And Kids During Cookout At Midtown Park
A Memphis woman and her friend have been arrested after a Memorial Day cookout at Midtown Park took a terrifying turn.
Trouble started when Felicia Simmons and her five children were at Peabody Park on Tanglewood having a cookout on May 27, when a female child approached them and started picking on the children. Their mother Felicia saw what was happening and told the child to stop and asked her to move away. However, this didn’t go down well with the other woman, Ashley Pittman, who approached the victim stating that she was going to “shut this motherf***er down.”
The suspect’s friend, Pamela Jackson, also got involved telling Pittman to go “get the package” from their car. When she returned moments later she had a gun which she waved at the victim and her children. It was then the she grabbed her youngest child, and the entire family fled the scene. Simmons said:
“We’re supposed to be living in mourning for the people that we lost, the soldiers and our other loved ones, but to come out to hurt and to do crime to others, it doesn’t make sense at all.”
According to the police, they later found the gun inside Jackson’s vehicle. Jackson and Pittman are facing seven counts of aggravated assault.
PHOTO/VIDEO CREDIT – WREG NEWS
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