Suspect gives ‘statement of admission’ to deadly Jack Pirtle shooting, affidavit says

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis police confirmed one person was arrested and charged in deadly Jack Pirtle’s shooting.

The shooting happened Sept. 14 in the 1200 block of S. Bellevue Blvd.

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Randal “Chayne” Cardwell, 44, was found shot inside a delivery truck at the restaurant, according to police.

Cardwell’s family told FOX13 over the phone and through text messages that his death and in the manner he died made it too tough to speak on camera about their loved one.

A gunman shot and killed the victim while he unpacked food products from a truck at Jack Pirtle’s Chicken on South Bellevue.

MPD has multiple leads in the case like the recently released surveillance video.

Police released it Wednesday night, giving us the first look at the man they believe is responsible for killing Cardwell.

Cardwell’s son Zach told FOX13 through text his father worked extremely hard to provide for his family.

Tanner Bolding, 22-years-old, was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder in Perpetration of Robbery.

According to the affidavit, an anonymous caller gave the location of the suspect and the car.

When officers arrived at the location, they found a car that matched the car scene of surveillance video.

Officers also found a man at the address who identified himself as Bolding.

They got a search warrant and found a 380 handgun and bullets.

The affidavit said Bolding’s girlfriend also identified him from the security video.

Bolding “gave a statement of admission of shooting the victim during an attempted robbery.”