Crime of the Week #35

October 27, 2022


Reports of a shooting brought Memphis Police officers stationed at the Ridgeway precinct to a house at 4375 Sandy Park Drive in southeast Memphis Saturday, September 10, 2022. It was 7:27 at night.

At the scene officers were met by a woman who said her house had been “shot up” and that her husband was inside. The patrolmen found Byron Johnson on the living room sofa. He had been struck by a bullet and was unresponsive. Memphis Fire Department paramedics took him to Regional One Hospital in critical condition. He later died from his injuries.

Investigators have asked for the public’s assistance in this homicide case. Anyone with information should contact CrimeStoppers at 528-CASH (2274).