February 25, 2022
A Cold Case
Memphis Police received a report at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday March 2, 2021 of a woman found dead inside a residence on Pendleton Street near Lamar Avenue in south Memphis.
Officers arrived to find the body of Lamonica Myers, 20, inside the home. She had been severely beaten. The Medical Examiner soon ruled her death a homicide. Myers had two small children.
Investigators need the public’s help solving this murder case. Anyone with information should contact CrimeStoppers at 528-CASH (2274).
February 18, 2022
Memphis Police Officers stationed at Austin Peay were dispatched at 8:18 a.m. Wednesday, February 9, 2020 to investigate a “man down” report in the area of Alta Vista Avenue and Rainer Drive near Whitley Avenue in Frayser.
When they arrived the officers found an unresponsive male sitting in a Nissan Sentra carrying a Mississippi license plate. They determined that the man, Curtis Taylor, had been shot. Memphis Fire Department paramedics pronounced Taylor dead at the scene.
Few other details are known. Investigators need the public’s help in this murder case. Anyone with information should contact CrimeStoppers, 528-CASH (2274).
February 11, 2022
A report of a shooting sent a Memphis Police cruiser from the Tillman Station to the 3700 block of Carnes Avenue just west of Audubon Park a few minutes past midnight Saturday, February 5, 2022.
At the scene officers located a man lying in the street and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, identified as Jacobi Price, was pronounced dead at the scene.
It is known that a dark-colored sedan was in the area at the time of the shooting. Anyone with any information, even the smallest detail about this homicide, is urged to contact CrimeStoppers, 528-CASH (2274).
January 30, 2022
It was 4:45 p.m. on a Thursday afternoon — January 13, 2022 — when another report of an interstate highway shooting came to the Memphis Police Department. Mt. Moriah station officers were dispatched to the end of the Lamar Avenue westbound exit ramp on the south leg of I-240.
There, near the intersection of S. Prescott Street and Cherokee Boulevard, police found a stopped 2016 Kia Optima. Inside were two shooting victims suffering from multiple wounds.
Markarius Marr was pronounced dead at the scene. The second victim was transported to Regional One Hospital in critical condition. The initial investigation determined that a silver sedan pulled alongside the victims’ car as they exited the highway. Occupants in the silver car opened fire, then continued westbound as they fled.
Anyone who witnessed the shooting — or knows any detail at all on this homicide — is urged to contact CrimeStoppers, 528-CASH (2274).
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).
January 7, 2022
It was New Year’s Eve and Memphis Police officers were called to one more murder in 2021. Raines Station officers were dispatched to a reported shooting at the intersection of Goodhaven Road and Goodhaven Circle, just west of I-55 in south Memphis.
At the scene the officers found a man in the street. He had been shot and was pronounced dead where he lay. Police learned that the victim was walking on Goodhaven Drive when he and a pickup truck driver exchanged words. After shots were fired, the dark colored truck sped from the scene.
Investigators need the public’s help in this investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 528-CASH (2274) for an award up to $2,000.
December 17, 2021
A Cold Case
It was about 8 p.m. on Friday November 22, 2019 when Memphis Police Department officers from the North Main Station responded to a reported shooting in the Medical District near the intersection of Dunlap Street and Poplar Avenue.
Officers soon learned that an adult female shooting victim drove herself to Le Bonheur Hospital’s Emergency Room after an attempted carjacking by two men who fled on foot after a brief struggle. The victim was stabilized and transferred to Regional One in critical condition. The woman was leaving work and was approaching her parked car when the crime occurred. The suspects ran northbound on Dunlap, then west on Mosby, and again north on Leath Street toward Peach Avenue. Police described the men this way:
Suspect One is a male black, five-six to five-eight inches tall, with light complexion and freckles. He was wearing a dark hooded jacket, dark shoes and was armed with a silver handgun.
Suspect Two is a male black, five-eight to five-ten inches tall. He wore a dark hooded jacket, light-colored pants and shoes.
November 24, 2021
A Cold Case
A car crash report brought Memphis Police officers to a site near the intersection of Aden Street and Willow Wood Avenue in the Alta Vista neighborhood of north Memphis at 5:40 p.m. Friday, December 21, 2018. In a ditch they spotted an Infinity sedan. In the car was Jeremy Webster, 30.
Webster had been shot, apparently the night before, December 20, and was taken to the hospital where he later died of his injuries. Homicide detectives need any witness — or anyone who has information about this murder — to contact CrimeStoppers at 528-CASH (2274).
November 5, 2021
It was 7:55 a.m. on Saturday, October 30, 2021 when Memphis Police officers were dispatched to the Reserve at Mt. Moriah apartment complex in the 5800 block of Dutton Place near Mt. Moriah Road in southeast Memphis to check out a report of an unresponsive female.
Officers found Nicola Gray. She had suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators need witnesses or others with pertinent information on this murder to step forward. Contact CrimeStoppers at 528-CASH (2274).
October 29, 2021
Reports of a man down brought Memphis Police officers from the Raines Road Station to the 400 block of Howard Drive near Fairley High School at 11:21 a.m. Saturday, October 16, 2021. At the scene the officers found Erik Smith in the street next to a 2006 Mercury Grand Marquis with a Mississippi license plate.
Smith was unresponsive and had suffered multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers learned that a dark-colored SUV had been seen leaving the area right after the shots. Anyone with information that can help solve this homicide is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 528-CASH (2274).