Crime of the Week #27

August 11, 2022


A shots fired report brought Memphis Police officers assigned to the Mt Moriah station to the 4000 block of Willowview Avenue in southeast Memphis. It was 12:53 a.m. August 5, 2022 as officers arrived and located a shooting victim.

Juan Marcos Garcia was sitting in the driver’s seat of a 2002 Honda Accord. He was unresponsive and had a gunshot wound to his left shoulder at the collarbone. Memphis Fire Department paramedics declared Garcia dead at the scene at 1:06 a.m.

Officers found a bullet hole in the driver’s side door window. A second person who was uninjured stated he was in the passenger seat of the Honda and they were traveling eastbound when he heard two shots and saw two men standing on the north side of the road.

Garcia was able to stop the car before he fell unconscious.

Investigators are asking for the public’s help solving this murder. Anyone who saw or heard information about this crime is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 528-CASH (2274).