Shanda Sherell ID’d As Missing TN Woman After Wednesday Night Memphis Van Abduction

SHELBY COUNTY, TN. (THECOUNT) — Memphis police are asking the public’s help in locating Shanda Sherell, who they say went missing in Shelby County Wednesday after a possible abduction.

Sherell, 41, was forced to get into a white van against her will, according to law enforcement officials on Wednesday night in Memphis.

The Memphis Police Department say, Sherell was last seen on Lamar Avenue near American Way in Memphis around 11 p.m. Wednesday night.

Sherell is described as 5 feet, 4 inches tall last seen wearing a gray jean dress and white shoes.

Police are not releasing many details but they say two men were in the van.

If you see her, call 901-545-2677.

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Geo quick facts: Shelby County is a county in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 927,644. It is the state’s largest county both in terms of population and geographic area. Its county seat is Memphis, a port on the Mississippi River and the second most populous city in Tennessee – Wikipedia.

TN Pair William Garrett & Bria Dorsey ID’d As Victims In Friday Fiery Memphis Double-Fatal Crash

MEMPHIS, TN. (THECOUNT) — William Garrett and Bria Dorsey, have been identified as the victims in a double-fatal vehicle crash in Memphis Friday morning.

Garrett, 65, and 26-year-old Dorsey, were both killed in a fiery two-vehicle crash in the early morning hours on Friday.

According to reports, Dorsey was operating a vehicle that was at a complete stop at Central Avenue & East Parkway South in Memphis, TN, when for unknown known reasons, Garrett’s Cadillac rear ended her vehicle at a high rate of speed. Dorsey’s vehicle then burst into flames while Garrett’s made contact with a tree.

Garrett and Dorsey were both pronounced dead at the scene of blunt and thermal injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Memphis is a city on the Mississippi River in southwest Tennessee, famous for the influential strains of blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll that originated there. Elvis Presley, B.B. King and Johnny Cash recorded albums at the legendary Sun Studio, and Presley’s Graceland mansion is a popular attraction. Other music landmarks include the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Blues Hall of Fame and Stax Museum of American Soul Music – wikipedia.

5 Shot At Least 1 Dead In Memphis ‘Truth Night Bar’ Shooting Overnight

MEMPHIS, TN. (THECOUNT) — Five people were shot and at least one of those victims has died in an overnight shooting at Truth Night Bar in Memphis.

The shooting occurred at 6761 Winchester Rd, Memphis, TN, according to police.

One person has been reportedly killed, while the four other victims are in either critical or non-critical condition, according to FOX13.

The names involved have not yet been released.

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Geo quick facts: Memphis is a city on the Mississippi River in southwest Tennessee, famous for the influential strains of blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll that originated there. Elvis Presley, B.B. King and Johnny Cash recorded albums at the legendary Sun Studio, and Presley’s Graceland mansion is a popular attraction. Other music landmarks include the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Blues Hall of Fame and Stax Museum of American Soul Music – wikipedia.

Shooting Reported At Memphis Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Friday Night

MEMPHIS, TN. (THECOUNT) — A shooting has occurred at the Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, Friday night, according to reports.

WMCA is reporting a heavy police presence surrounding the emergency room entrance which is roped off with crime scene tape.

The driver side window of a black Volvo is shot out, reports WMCA.

The hospital is located at, 848 Adams Ave in Memphis, TN.

Memphis Police have not yet provided additional information.

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Geo quick facts: Memphis is a city on the Mississippi River in southwest Tennessee, famous for the influential strains of blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll that originated there. Elvis Presley, B.B. King and Johnny Cash recorded albums at the legendary Sun Studio, and Presley’s Graceland mansion is a popular attraction. Other music landmarks include the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Blues Hall of Fame and Stax Museum of American Soul Music – wikipedia.

Black Orchid Sunday Shooting Leaves Woman Dead 2 Men Critically Injured In Memphis Club

MEMPHIS, TN. (THECOUNT) — A female dancer was shot dead at Memphis gentlemen’s club, Black Orchid on Sunday, according to reports.

The woman was pronounced dead of gunshot injuries and two male victims were transported to the Regional One Medical Center in critical condition.

Officers responded about 3:39 a.m. today to Black Orchid, located atm 2080 E. Brooks Rd., on calls of shots fired.

When MPD arrived, they located one deceased female.

The relationship between the alleged shooter(s) and the victims is unknown. This is an active homicide investigation, reports FOX13.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 901-528-CASH.

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Geo quick facts: Memphis is a city on the Mississippi River in southwest Tennessee, famous for the influential strains of blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll that originated there. Elvis Presley, B.B. King and Johnny Cash recorded albums at the legendary Sun Studio, and Presley’s Graceland mansion is a popular attraction. Other music landmarks include the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Blues Hall of Fame and Stax Museum of American Soul Music – wikipedia.

TN Woman Taliyah Murphy Arrested Attempted Murder Over Wendy’s Drive-Thru Vehicle Strike

MEMPHIS, TN. (THECOUNT) — Memphis woman, Taliyah Murphy, has been identified as the suspect accused of running over another woman in a Wendy’s fast-food drive-thru.

Murphy, 20, was in the drive-thru at the Wendy’s on South Highland Street in Memphis, when she started bumping the car of the person ahead of her in line, Memphis police said.

According to the arrest affidavit, she was trying to get her to move forward.

Court records said that when Murphy pulled out of the drive-thru she exhilarated her vehicle making contact with the victim’s vehicle, reports Fox13Memphis.

When the victim exited her vehicle to inspect for any damage caused by the bumping, police say, Murphy rammed her vehicle into the woman.

The force of the hit caused the victim to fly over the car hood and hit her head on the pavement.

Murphy was arrested at the scene and charged with Attempted First-Degree Murder.

The extent of the victim’s injuries was not provided by officials.

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Geo quick facts: Memphis is a city on the Mississippi River in southwest Tennessee, famous for the influential strains of blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll that originated there. Elvis Presley, B.B. King and Johnny Cash recorded albums at the legendary Sun Studio, and Presley’s Graceland mansion is a popular attraction. Other music landmarks include the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Blues Hall of Fame and Stax Museum of American Soul Music – wikipedia.

Memphis Man Brandon Webber ID’d As Wednesday Night TN Police Involved Shooting Victim

MEMPHIS, TN. (THECOUNT) — Brandon D. Webber has been identified as the man involved in a fatal police-involved shooting that sparked a violent protest in Memphis, Tennessee on Wednesday night.

Webber, 21, was shot dead while marshals were attempting to serve a warrant in Frayser. Police say the victim had allegedly “pulled a rifle,” when the shooting occurred on Wednesday, according to local news reports.

The deadly shooting occurred in the 2000 block of Durham Ave in Memphis and involved the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force, a U.S. Marshal Service, at about 7 p.m. local time, reports Heavy.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a statement, that did not identify Webber, saying U.S. Marshals were serving warrants on a man who rammed his vehicle into the officers’ vehicles before exiting with a weapon.

“Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 7 p.m., multiple officers with the United States Marshals Service – Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force encountered a male, wanted on multiple warrants, outside of a home in the 2700 block of Durham Street as he was getting into a vehicle. While attempting to stop the individual, he reportedly rammed his vehicle into the officers’ vehicles multiple times before exiting with a weapon. The officers fired striking and killing the individual. No officers were injured,” the statement said.

Webber allegedly posted a video to Facebook about three hours before the shooting. He turned the camera to show a passing police car. Webber then admitted to the camera he was the suspect involved in a recent high speed chase.

Several police officers and reporters suffered minor injuries on the scene. Local reporters said a crowd threw rocks at a group of Memphis Police officers, who were on the scene to assist with traffic control. They were not involved with the shooting. Other reporters said they heard gunfire. One reporter captured a video of two men smashing a Memphis police car with a chair.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved young man:

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Geo quick facts: Frayser is a community in North Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Memphis is a city on the Mississippi River in southwest Tennessee, famous for the influential strains of blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll that originated there. Elvis Presley, B.B. King and Johnny Cash recorded albums at the legendary Sun Studio, and Presley’s Graceland mansion is a popular attraction. Other music landmarks include the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Blues Hall of Fame and Stax Museum of American Soul Music – wikipedia.

BlocBoy JB FedEx Concert On-Hold After Arrested In Memphis ‘Felon In Possession Of Gun Drugs’

SHELBY COUNTY, TN. (THECOUNT) — Memphis rapper, BlocBoy JB, has been arrested and booked into the Shelby County jail after being detained by deputies in Shelby County Friday afternoon, along with several others, at a home near Shelby Drive & Forest Hill Irene Road, in Memphis, TN.

The 22-year-old rapper, AKA James Baker, is facing several criminal charges including, Convicted Felon in Possession of a handgun, speeding, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Controlled Substance Marijuana.

Officials said 20 people were detained at the home.

Baker is scheduled to perform at the FedEx Stage at 7:20 p.m. tonight, reports Fox13Memphis.

Fox13Memphis identified the man arrested as “BlockBoy,” and we have corrected that misspelling here.

SCSO deputies said it was part of a multi-agency investigation in an ongoing effort on the war on rap.

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Geo quick facts: Memphis is a city on the Mississippi River in southwest Tennessee, famous for the influential strains of blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll that originated there. Elvis Presley, B.B. King and Johnny Cash recorded albums at the legendary Sun Studio, and Presley’s Graceland mansion is a popular attraction. Other music landmarks include the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Blues Hall of Fame and Stax Museum of American Soul Music – wikipedia.

TN Woman Olivia Johnson ID’d As Suspect In Saturday Memphis Shooting That Injured 7

MEMPHIS, TN. (THECOUNT) — Olivia Johnson has been identified as the suspect accused of shooting seven individuals in South Memphis Saturday evening.

Johnson, 26, was arrested and charged in the shooting that injured seven people in the 700 block of Chestnut Avenue, in Memphis, TN on Saturday before 6 p.m.

Police say, Johnson opened fire on a group of people following a large scale fight.

Johnson struck six people and a 16-year-old was grazed, reports WMCActionNews5.

The condition of the injured as not provided.

Johnson is charged with four counts of aggravated assault.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Geo quick facts: Memphis is a city on the Mississippi River in southwest Tennessee, famous for the influential strains of blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll that originated there. Elvis Presley, B.B. King and Johnny Cash recorded albums at the legendary Sun Studio, and Presley’s Graceland mansion is a popular attraction. Other music landmarks include the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Blues Hall of Fame and Stax Museum of American Soul Music – wikipedia.

AR Man Basha Thomas ID’d As Victim Found Fatally Shot In West Memphis Vehicle Sunday Morning

WEST MEMPHIS, AR. (THECOUNT) — Basha Thomas, of West Memphis, has been identified as the victim discovered suffering from fatal gunshot injuries while seated in a vehicle in West Memphis, Arkansas on Sunday morning.

Thomas, 24, was found shot and killed while sitting in a car in West Memphis, Arkansas, after shots were fired in the 2900 block of East Jackson Avenue, near S Loop Dr, in West Memphis, AR, around 6 a.m. Sunday Morning.

Officials responded to a call of shots fire and arrived to find the victim shot and killed while seated in a vehicle, reports Fox13Memphis.

No suspect or motive information was immediately provided by officials.

West Memphis Police say the investigation is ongoing.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to break the sad news:

According to social media, Thomas attended ASU Mid-South and West Memphis High School. He was originally from Memphis, Tennessee.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 26,245 at the 2010 census, ranking it as the state’s 18th largest city, behind Bella Vista. It is part of the Memphis metropolitan area, and is located directly across the Mississippi River from Memphis, Tennessee – Wikipedia.