Crime of the Week #33

August 23, 2019


The Memphis Police Department received a call about a shooting around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, August 15, 2019 and sent officers to 868 Chelsea Ave — the In and Out Market — near Vollintine in north Memphis. On arrival the officers found three victims, including Jerika Coleman and two males. All were suffering from gunshot wounds.

Coleman was transported to Regional One hospital where she later was pronounced dead. Officers determined that she had been sitting in a parked vehicle when a second, white vehicle with tinted windows drove by. Shots were fired from the second car.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information that may help solve this crime are asked to contact CrimeStoppers, 528-CASH (2274).