2 arrested following drive-by shooting in Hickory Hill, police say

2 arrested following drive-by shooting in Hickory Hill, police say
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis police have arrested two men in connection with a drive-by shooting that happened last week.

The shooting happened March 25 in the 5500 block of Apple Blossom Road.

Darion Rayford-Conley, 19, and Melik Bell, 19, were arrested March 27.

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Rayford-Conley became a suspect after being observed on social media in a car matching the description of the one used in the shooting, according to an affidavit.

The car, a blue 2011 Buick Regal, had been stolen from a residence earlier that morning.

Bell was identified by one of the victims in a photo lineup.

Two victims reported three men in the Buick Regal were driving recklessly just before the shooting.

One of the victims gestured for the men to slow down.

A backseat passenger fired several shots at the victims.

One of the victims was struck in the cheek by a bullet.

A 9 mm shell casing was recovered from the scene.

Members of the U.S. Marshals Task Force arrested both men at 1171 Fiber Rd.

A loaded Glock 45 9mm handgun was found inside the residence.

The stolen Buick Regal was found near the residence.

The suspects were taken to 201 Poplar.

They have been charged with two counts of Attempted First-Degree Murder, Theft of Property and Employment of a Firearm During a Felony.