Crime of the Week #26

July 13, 2018


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 also on the porch and had gunshot wounds to the legs.

Cole was pronounced dead on the scene. The second victim was transported to Regional One Health in critical condition. Officers determined that while the victims were walking towards the house at 1385 Snowden, a white four-door vehicle occupied by two suspects started firing guns. The victims were struck while trying to seek cover on the front porch. The suspects’ vehicle was last seen going south on Watkins St. Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call CrimeStoppers, (901) 528-CASH (2274).