driver shaken by encounter with man accused of memphis shooting rampage
One of the last individuals to have a face-to-face encounter with the suspect in the Memphis school massacre expressed gratitude for his survival.
When Demetrick Porter and Ezekiel Kelly first met, they were both at a Southaven gas station.
Immediately after a succession of gunshots on Wednesday night that left four dead and three wounded, Kelly was apprehended by police.
Porter admitted that he was still somewhat rattled up and astonished. "I was just relieved that he didn't fire."
On Wednesday, there was a high level of panic as a shooter was on the run, robbing automobiles, killing people, and terrorising Memphis.
Around 8:00 p.m., Porter was at a Raceway station in Southaven, Mississippi. that evening, he filled his tank.
He even watched the suspect on Facebook Live, so he was aware of what had happened in Memphis.
"Someone is simply murdering people here. I mean, I hit the mark.
He added, "I simply didn't feel like he was going to come to Mississippi. I was concentrated, like prepared like.