Memphis leader killed after shooting


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    Memphis Police have opened an investigation into a deadly shooting. MPD tells FOX 13 the incident that killed one person happened at around 8 p.m. Thursday on South Front Street.

    The victim has been identified by Memphis city officials as Phil Trenary, president and chief executive officer of the Greater Memphis Chamber. He served as the CEO since 2014.

    Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam issued a statement on Trenary's death:

    "Our hearts are broken with the news of the loss of Phil Trenary. Phil has been a wonderful friend to Crissy and me and a great advocate for Memphis. Our hearts go out to his family and his associates and the Memphis community."


    Investigators confirmed Trenary was pronounced dead at Regional One, according to FOX 13.

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