Shooting victim facing criminal charges because of what police found in his jacket

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The man who was in the car with a Memphis father who died after being shot and crashing his car is now facing criminal charges.

Loronzo Davis and a second man, now identified as Romedarrius Humphrey, were riding in a car that crashed on E. Crump near Lauderdale early Tuesday morning.

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When officers arrived, they found Davis suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Davis’ family told FOX13 he had just left home to go to the store and never returned. He had a four-year-old daughter.

Humphrey was lying in the middle of Crump with a black jacket in his hands, according to a police affidavit. He had also been shot and was unresponsive.


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Humphrey was taken to an ambulance and his jacket stayed in the street. When police couldn’t find an ID in his jeans pockets, they looked in the jacket.

In one of the pockets, officers found a grocery bag containing several clear plastic bags of marijuana – some of which were broken down into even smaller bags, according to the arrest affidavit. Officers also found a scale inside the grocery bag.

The drugs had a total weight of 155.2 grams, police said.

Romedarrius Humphrey was taken to Regional One in critical condition. He was treated for his injuries and then booked into the Shelby County jail. He has since been released on his own recognizance.

Humphrey is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture, deliver, or sell.


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