Crime of the Week #14

May 8, 2020


Memphis Police officers were dispatched by the Mt. Moriah station to the 4000 block of Barron Avenue in southeast Memphis to check reports of a shooting. It was 11 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, 2020.

On arrival the officers found two male gunshot victims inside a car. The two men were pronounced dead at the scene by Memphis Fire Department paramedics. A third shooting victim was found at a nearby hospital. He survived his wounds.

Officers learned that all the men were in a car together when unknown suspects fired shots into the car. The shooter or shooters fled in what was described as a small four-door sedan, possibly a Nissan Sentra.

Anyone with information on this homicide investigation is asked to contact CrimeStoppers, 528-CASH (2274).