memphis zoo museums offer free admission to residents in wake of recent tragedies
In order to aid locals in coping and healing after recent tragedies that have wracked the city
a number of Memphis attractions are providing free admission on Friday.
The free services are being provided two days after a madman shot randomly across Memphis, killing four people and injuring three others.
three days after Eliza Fletcher, a Tennessee heiress and teacher who was killed, was found.
Many Memphians are still in disbelief after the devastating attacks.
Following the gun spree on Wednesday, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland remarked during a midnight press conference
"The citizens of our city were confronted with the sort of brutality no one should have to endure."
While covering the Wednesday night shootings for an NBC affiliate station in Memphis, a local reporter started to cry.
which Ezekiel Kelly, 19, is accused of carrying out.