Crime of the Week #21

May 24, 2019


Memphis Police responded to a shooting report near I-240 and Forest Hill Cemetery at 10:39 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019. Officers arrived at a house in the 1800 block of Norfolk Street to find a female victim of apparent gunshot wounds. Dorothy Jackson was transported to Regional One where she later died of her injuries.

The officers learned that Jackson and three other family members were inside the residence when shot were heard outside. Bullets rained through the walls and struck her. An adjacent house also was struck. Spent shell casings from several different caliber weapons were found outside the homes.

Anyone with information that might help solve this homicide is asked to contact CrimeStoppers, 528-CASH (2274).