Memphis Police officers were sent to check on a man reported lying on the steps of a church downtown early in the morning of Saturday, January 28, 2023.
It was 3:17 a.m. Patrolmen pulled up to the front of the First Baptist Beale Street Church at 379 Beale Street and saw what looked like a man sleeping. They soon realized, however, he was a shooting victim.
Paramedics took Bryan Polk to Regional One Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Investigators are asking that anyone who saw or heard anything, or know something about this homicide, contact CrimeStoppers at 528-CASH.