Bartlett Officers Did NOT Shoot Man In Memphis

(Bartlett, TN) Bartlett Police Chief Gary Rikard says one of his officers did not shoot a suspect when they served a warrant in Memphis, rather it was a bullet from another suspects gun that hit the man.

The information came out during the Memphis Police Department’s investigation into the March 5 incident.

Marcus Allen was shot in the hip as Bartlett officers tried to service a warrant for drugs.

Rikard says Lontrelle Green accidentally shot Allen during the raid.

Bartlett police officers said Green pointed a gun at them so they fired ten shots but did not his either man

All officers involved has been returned to duty.

Most cities and towns in our area have agreements that allow another law enforcement agency to serve a warrant in their jurisdiction with prior notice.


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