Crime of the Week #12

March 22, 2019


Memphis Police responded to a report of a shooting at Park Avenue and Goodman Street at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 3, 2017, near the South Campus of the University of Memphis. Arriving officers located a black Kia Sportage with front end damage and containing three shooting victims. One man, Tadarious Tate, was pronounced dead at the scene. Two others survived.

Officers learned that the three victims were shot at by occupants of a late-model white Ford Mustang with black stripes along the top center of the car. The suspects’ vehicle continued east on Park. No other information has been uncovered. Anyone with information that might help solve this crime is asked to contact CrimeStoppers. Tips can be received by phone, text or secure email. The phone number is 528-CASH (2274).