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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Crime of the Week #19

May 11, 2018 HOMICIDE Memphis Police Department received a call about shots fired at 495 N. Watkins Street, off Cleveland Street and near the new Crosstown Concourse. It was 9:17 p.m., Sunday, May 6, 2018. Officers responded and found six male gunshot victims inside a gray Chevy Impala. Dejuan Hill,…

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Crime of the Week #18

May 4, 2018 HOMICIDE A report of a shooting at 2:54 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 brought Memphis Police officers to 3729 Hermitage Drive, just east of Graceland in Old Hickory Hills. Officers found Watario Franklin, 19, inside a bedroom, unresponsive and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Franklin was…

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Crime of the Week #17

April 27, 2018 HOMICIDE Memphis Police officers responded to a report of shots fired at the Infinity Night Club, 2536 N. Watkins Street, near Overton Crossing, at 1 a.m, Sunday, April 15, 2018. When they arrived the officers learned from witnesses that a 16-year-old male gunshot victim, Roger Young, was…

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Crime of the Week #16

April 20, 2018 HOMICIDE Memphis Police received a report of a shooting in the New Horizon Apartments at 1820 Baroness Drive near I-55 and Winchester Road at 3:56 p.m. Sunday, April 15, 2018. Officers arrived to find a male gunshot victim. Alvin Powell, 41, was seated inside a vehicle in…

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Crime of the Week #15

April 6, 2018 HOMICIDE Memphis Police dispatched officers to 784 Lane Avenue in the Uptown neighborhood of downtown after receiving a call at 7:40 p.m. on Monday, March 26 about a shooting. Officers arrived at Lane Grocery to find a female victim suffering from gunshot wounds. Kirara Holmes was transported…

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