Crime of the Week #29

August 8, 2018 HOMICIDE Memphis Police responded to a shooting call in the area of 4700 Violet Street in the Berclair neighborhood at 2:33 a.m. Sunday, July 29, 2018. Officers arrived to find a robbery victim. The man said that he and another man named Mauricio Merlos were riding in…

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Crime of the Week #28

July 27, 2018 HOMICIDE Memphis Police Department officers from the North Main station responded to a shooting call at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Dunlap Street at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 15, 2018. Officers soon arrived and found John Wilson on the ground. He was suffering from a gunshot wound…

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Crime of the Week #27

July 20, 2018 HOMICIDE A call came in to the Memphis Police Department’s Airways Station at 8 p.m. Friday, June 22, 2018 about a shooting. Responding officers arrived at a business at 3041 Park Avenue to find two gunshot victims. Christopher Martin was transported to Regional One in critical condition.…

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Crime of the Week #26

July 13, 2018 HOMICIDE A shooting call brought a quick response by the Memphis Police on Friday, July 6, 2018 to 1385 Snowden Avenue, near Jackson Avenue. Officers found Lillian Cole, 22, lying on a front porch. She was unresponsive and suffering from several gunshot wounds. A second victim was…

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Crime of the Week #25

July 6, 2018 HOMICIDE Memphis Police Officers assigned to the Crump Station responded to a shooting on Saturday, June 30, 2018 in an alley off the 700 block of Porter Street, near Booker T. Washington High School and Elmwood Cemetery. Officers found Ralph Ford, 37, lying on the ground and…

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Crime of the Week #24

June 29, 2018 HOMICIDE Memphis Police responded to a shooting report on Thursday, May 17, 2018. Officers responded to 2542 Lamar Ave. in the Bethel Grove neighborhood and found Michael Malone, 32, on the ground and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso and arms. Malone was transported…

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Crime of the Week #23

June 22, 2018 HOMICIDE Joshua Strong, 18, was shot several times as he waited in the parking lot of a barber shop at 6870 Hillshire Drive near Whitten Road on Friday June 15, 2018. Witnesses inside the shop said they heard multiple shots being fired. A male wearing a white…

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Crime of the Week #22

June 15, 2018 HOMICIDE It was a year ago — Sunday, June 11, 2017 — when two-year-old Laylah Washington was shot near the intersection of Kirby Parkway and Winchester Road in southeast Memphis. Minutes before the shooting the victim’s mother had been involved in a verbal altercation with four males…

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Crime of the Week #21

June 1, 2018 HOMICIDE Memphis Police responds to a shooting call at 2734 Fizer Road, near Pendleton Street, on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Officers arrived and found Vallen Conner sitting in her 2004 Dodge Stratus and suffering from a gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead on the scene by responding…

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Crime of the Week #20

May 18, 2018 HOMICIDE Reports of a shooting and a “man down” in a field in the vicinity of Wilson and Tulane Roads in Whitehaven brought Memphis Police to the scene at 8:50 a.m. Sunday, May 13, 2018. On arrival officers found Cornelius Swopshire, 65, lying on the ground, unresponsive…

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