Police make arrest in Saturday-morning homicide

Jimmiko Driskell

Jimmiko Driskell

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police have quickly made an arrest in a homicide that happened Saturday in the 200 block of Leath Street.

A 39-year-old man was shot and killed. Police have not yet released his name.

Investigators learned two women in a car were in the 200 block of Leath Street looking for another woman. The suspect, Jimmiko Driskell, returned multiple times to look for that person.

The last time she came to the location, around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, she got into an argument with men who were there, police said.

Police said she pointed a gun out of the window of her car and fired multiple shots, one of which hit the victim.

Police found the victim several hours later. He was identified as Alvino Johnson, 39.

Driskell, 20, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, two counts of criminal attempted first-degree murder and employing a firearm during the commission of a felony.