Crime of the Week #15

April 12, 2019


Memphis Police officers stationed at the Mt. Moriah precinct responded to a shooting on Saturday, April 6, 2019 in the 3500 block of Sharpe Avenue in east Memphis. On arrival the officers found Orbelio Perez Vasquez on the ground and suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to Regional One hospital where he later died.

Officers learned that two armed male black suspects stepped from a four-door gray vehicle with tinted windows, approached the victim and started shooting. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact CrimeStoppers, 528-CASH (2274).