MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man is behind bars after camera footage shows him as the suspect in a shooting.
Memphis Police responded to the 3900 block of Raleigh Millington Road on March 12 for a shooting.
Officers found the victim shot in the neck, police said. He was walking outside of a business.
According to the affidavit, the shooting was captured on surveillance video. The video showed the suspect follow the victim, jumped out in front of him and then shoot him once, records show.
The suspect then fled the scene in a dark green Jeep Liberty on eastbound St. Elmo.
On March 13, officers returned to the scene to find additional camera footage but instead found the alleged suspect’s car, empty, records show.
The registration of the car was to a Tyshawn Darden, 20. He is allegedly responsible for the shooting, the affidavit said.
Darden was found on March 19 on Peach Avenue in Memphis and was placed in custody. Officers searched Darden and found a black Glock handgun in his front waistband, the affidavit said.
According to the affidavit, Darden was taken to the Austin Peay Precinct, waived his rights and gave a statement admitting to the shooting.
He is charged with criminal attempt first-degree murder, employ of a firearm to commit a felony and unlawful possession of a weapon, court records indicate.
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