Crime of the Week #36

October 4, 2019


The report of a shooting brought Memphis Police Department officers from the Airways station to the 2300 block Pendleton St. just north of Ketchum Road on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. On arrival the officers located Marcus Brooks on the ground. He was suffering from gunshot wounds. A second shooting victim, Marqual Rivers, was also found nearby and pronounced dead. Brooks was transported to Regional One where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The two men had been standing in a common area of the nearby apartment complex when vehicles passed by on Pendleton. Shots were fired from the vehicles and the two men fell. One vehicle was described as a possibly white Chrysler 200. A second vehicle was thought to be a black Infinity.

Anyone with information that may help investigators solve this double homicide is urged to contact CrimeStoppers. Call or text 528-CASH (2274) or report securely and anonymously here.