Crime of the Week #3

January 31, 2020


Reports of a shooting brought Memphis Police officers from the Appling Farms Station to the 6200 block of Coteswood Road near Leichester Lane. When they arrived the policemen found Thomas Washington inside a silver Honda Accord. He had been shot and soon was pronounced dead by Memphis Fire Department paramedics.

Police learned that the victim was stopped on Coteswood when a blue sedan drove up. A male hopped out of the car and began shooting, then got back into the car, which fled the scene. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact CrimeStoppers by calling or texting (901) 528-CASH (2274), or by sending a secure email message here: