October 18, 2019
Reports of shots fired brought Memphis Police officers assigned to the Mt. Moriah Station to the 1200 block of Getwell Road, near the intersection with Rhodes Ave., at 10 p.m. Tuesday, September 10, 2019. At the scene the officers found Morrion Rodgers. He was suffering from a gunshot wound and was transported to Regional One Medical Center where he was described in critical condition.
Officers determined that the shooting apparently stemmed from a road rage incident. A white vehicle had been seen fleeing south on Getwell. Because Rodgers died of his wounds on October 12, this has become a homicide case. Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to contact CrimeStoppers. Call or text 528-CASH (2274) or submit your tip online securely at www.crimestopmem.org.
October 11, 2019
Memphis Police officers from the Old Allen Station responded to a shooting report at 5:23 a.m. Monday, October 7, 2019. Officers arrived on the scene in the Raleigh area — the 2800 block of East Hickory Bluff just off Stage/James Road — and found Christopher Guyton on the walkway in front of a house. Guyton was unresponsive, suffering from gunshot wounds. Memphis Fire Dept. personnel announced the victim dead on the scene.
Officers learned that Guyton had walked out of the house when shots were heard by neighbors. There was no other immediate information. Anyone with information that might help in this homicide case is asked to contact CrimeStoppers, 528-CASH (2274).
October 4, 2019
The report of a shooting brought Memphis Police Department officers from the Airways station to the 2300 block Pendleton St. just north of Ketchum Road on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. On arrival the officers located Marcus Brooks on the ground. He was suffering from gunshot wounds. A second shooting victim, Marqual Rivers, was also found nearby and pronounced dead. Brooks was transported to Regional One where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The two men had been standing in a common area of the nearby apartment complex when vehicles passed by on Pendleton. Shots were fired from the vehicles and the two men fell. One vehicle was described as a possibly white Chrysler 200. A second vehicle was thought to be a black Infinity.
Anyone with information that may help investigators solve this double homicide is urged to contact CrimeStoppers. Call or text 528-CASH (2274) or report securely and anonymously here.
September 20, 2019
The report of a shooting brought Memphis Police Department officers of the Ridgeway Station to the Fox Hollow Townhomes in the 4800 block of Chestwood Drive, just south of Winchester Road at 8 p.m. Friday, September 6, 2019. Officers soon located Antonio Ware, who was suffering from a gunshot wound. Memphis Fire Department personnel transported Ware to Regional One hospital where he later was pronounced dead.
At the crime scene police determined that the victim was sitting outdoors when a dark-colored vehicle drove by and the occupants fired shots, striking Ware. Police need help solving this murder. Anyone with information is asked to call or text CrimeStoppers, 528-CASH (2274).
August 30, 2019
A call was received at the Memphis Police Department’s Tillman Station at 10:45 p.m. Saturday, August 17, 2019 concerning a shooting in the 3300 block of Hardin Avenue near National Street in north Memphis. Officers were dispatched.
On arrival an officer located a male shooting victim on the sidewalk. He was unresponsive. The victim, Calvin Reed, Jr., was transported to Regional One hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Investigators need help on this open homicide case. Anyone with any information is asked to contact CrimeStoppers anonymously at 528-CASH (2274).
August 23, 2019
The Memphis Police Department received a call about a shooting around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, August 15, 2019 and sent officers to 868 Chelsea Ave — the In and Out Market — near Vollintine in north Memphis. On arrival the officers found three victims, including Jerika Coleman and two males. All were suffering from gunshot wounds.
Coleman was transported to Regional One hospital where she later was pronounced dead. Officers determined that she had been sitting in a parked vehicle when a second, white vehicle with tinted windows drove by. Shots were fired from the second car.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information that may help solve this crime are asked to contact CrimeStoppers, 528-CASH (2274).
August 9, 2019
The call of a “man down” came in at 9:14 a.m. August 12, 2019 to the Mt. Moriah Memphis Police station. Officers responded and on arrival began checking the area. They soon found Christopher Hall lying on the road at the nearby corner of Vanable and McMurray streets.
Hall had been shot and was pronounced dead on the scene. Officers learned that a black vehicle had been seen speeding away from the scene after shots were fired. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to help by contacting CrimeStoppers, 528-CASH (2274).
August 9, 2019
Memphis Police officers in the Raines Road Station responded to a shooting call at 443 E. Shelby Drive in Whitehaven at 12:50 a.m. Sunday, August 4, 2019. The officers arrived at a Valero Gas and Food Mart and found Alfonzo Daniel lying on the pavement.
Arriving Memphis Fire Department paramedics pronounced Daniel dead on the scene. Police determined that the occupants of a small SUV had fired several gunshots. The car last was seen traveling north on Hodge Road.
The public’s help is needed in solving this homicide. Anyone with information is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 528-CASH (2274) or online at crimestopmem.org.
August 2, 2019
It was just before 10 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 when witnesses noticed several males hanging out at a vacant apartment in the 5500 block of Waterstone Oak Way, just off Ridgeway Road in southeast Memphis. A little later shots rang out and a call of a shooting was received by the Memphis Police Department’s Ridgeway Station.
When officers arrived at the Lakes of Ridgeway Apartments they located two men suffering from gunshot wounds. One victim was taken to Regional One Medical Center. The second was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators need help identifying those responsible for this homicide case. Anyone with information on the shooting or the scene before the shooting is asked to contact CrimeStoppers, 528-CASH (2274).
July 26, 2019
Memphis Police officers assigned to the Raines Road station responded to a “man down” call at 9:55 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2019 in the 4800 block of Dianne Street, just east of I-65 in south Memphis. On arrival the officers found an unresponsive male on the ground with a head wound.
He was transported to Regional One in critical condition and later was pronounced dead. His black 2012 Hyundai Elantra was discovered a short distance from where he had fallen. Witnesses had seen the victim hanging onto the vehicle as it sped down several roads. When the man’s vehicle stopped, a woman was seen leaving the car.
Anyone with information on this crime or the identity or whereabouts of the driver is asked to contact CrimeStoppers on line or by phone, 528-CASH (2274).