Crime of the Week #26

June 28, 2019


Memphis Police officers from the Tillman precinct were investigating a crash on Jackson Avenue when they heard several gunshots fired near an AutoZone store at 4011 Jackson. It was 3:54 a.m. on Sunday, June 9, 2019. The officers rushed to that scene to find that a burgundy-colored Cadillac SUV had crashed into a nearby Family Dollar store at 3975 Jackson. The driver was suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Martin Ramirez was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers learned that two male black suspects in a black vehicle — possibly a Nissan Altima — were responsible for the shooting. A full investigation is under way. Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (901) 528-CASH (2274).