Crime of the Week #3

January 15, 2021


Reports of a shooting brought Austin Peay station officers of the Memphis Police Dept to the 3300 block of Cypress Road, just south of James Road in north Memphis, about 11:45 p.m. Friday, January 8, 2021. On arrival they found an unresponsive Terita J. Smith.

Smith was suffering from a gunshot wound and sitting in the driver’s seat of a black 2019 Chrysler 300. Memphis Fire Dept. paramedics arrived and pronounced the victim dead.

Detectives need help solving this murder. Anyone with information should contact CrimeStoppers, by phone or text, 528-CASH (2274).