Crime of the Week #9

April 3, 2020


Memphis Police officers stationed at Old Allen precinct responded to a shooting report at a Shell service station at 2711 Range Line Road in north Memphis at 11:30 p.m. March 30, 2020. When they arrived at the scene the officers found a gunshot victim. Ernest Powell was pronounced dead on the scene by Memphis Fire Dept. personnel.

The victim had been riding in a dark-colored Infinity M35X, going south on Range Line, when the vehicle was struck by gunfire and came to a stop. Detectives need help on this ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact CrimeStoppers — by calling or texting 528-CASH (2274).