Fugitive wanted in deadly Raleigh shooting captured

Jerrahmiah Rankins

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A fugitive wanted on charges including first-degree murder, attempted murder and theft was arrested Thursday by U.S. Marshals.

Jerrahmiah Rankins, 25, was taken into custody at 7:30 a.m. in the 1000 block of Peabody Avenue.

Memphis Police said Rankins was wanted in an April 16 shooting in Raleigh that killed one man and injured another before the victims’ vehicle crashed into a pole.

Rankins is being held at the Shelby County Jail. No bond information was available.

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