Man allegedly fired shots after basketball game at Memphis high school

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A man was arrested after allegedly firing shots after a basketball game at a local high school.

Memphis Police responded to a shots fired call at Mitchell High School on Nov. 16, 2021.

A school officer said someone fired shots in the school parking lot towards a wooded area, according to an affidavit.

No victims were located, but shell casings were found on the school’s property.

The next day, a man reported his car had been hit by gunfire while he was leaving a basketball game at Mitchell High.

According to police, the man said he was caught in the crossfire of someone shooting at another person.

The man’s 2020 Toyota Camry was hit on the driver’s side rear passenger door.

His wife was in the the car at the time of the shooting, according to the affidavit.

On Nov. 18, school security emailed police regarding video of the shooting.

Video surveillance revealed three suspects, with one person firing shots, according to the affidavit.

The school officer who worked the basketball game reported he knew who the suspects were.

All three were former Mitchell High students, police said.

The school officer spoke with two of the suspects during the game, and said he saw the third suspect inside the game before the shooting.

One suspect, identified as Mikell Rice, 20, was arrested and charged with carrying a weapon on school property, employment of a firearm during commission of a dangerous felony, and two counts of reckless endangerment.

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