Crime of the Week #2

January 21, 2022


Memphis Police Officers assigned to the Rains Road station responded at 12:10 am. Sunday, January 8, 2022 to a car crash reported at Dividend Drive and Corporate Avenue, at the Nonconnah Corporate Center just off I-240’s south leg. On arrival they found two deceased individuals who had been ejected from a crashed Infinity sedan.

Officers quickly learned that the two men — Jonathan Fullerton and Eric Lesure — had been shot multiple times just before the crash. Officers discovered that the men had been traveling eastbound near Millbranch Road when they were struck by gunfire. Their car veered off the interstate to the right and crashed.

Detectives need the public’s help with this double homicide investigation. Anyone who witnessed the shooting and crash, or knows anything about it, is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 528-CASH (2274).