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Memphis police investigate overnight homicides

(WMC) - Memphis Police are investigating two overnight homicides.

The first happened at 2270 Pamela around 10:30 p.m. Friday night, where officers say a 31-year-old man was stabbed and killed. Police did find the suspect later at a house in the 3000 block of Morningside where he also had a stab wound.

They believe the two men were related.

Then, around 2 a.m. Saturday morning, police say two men were shot and killed at the Memphis Gentlemen Club, located 2008 Chelsea. According to officials, 52-year-old Eric Whitaker and 26-year-old Jonathan Tripplett were both shot and killed.

Robert Taylor, 35, was charged with two counts of first degree murder in connection with the shooting.

Homicide investigators believe the shooting started as an argument.

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