MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police have arrested a second man they say was involved in the Whitehaven shootings that left 10 injured and 1 dead Sunday.
Ladarious Marion, 21, was arrested Monday, police said. He is charged with second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder and employment of a weapon during a dangerous felony.
Marion previously served with the Tennessee Army National Guard and was identified to police by a military officer, according to a police affidavit.
Marion is the second person arrested with in the two shootings that police say are related.
According to reports, Julius Freeman went to the Ridgeway Station and told police that he was involved in the incident. Freeman admitted to driving the male shooter to the scene and giving him a rifle from the trunk of his car.
Freeman also stated that he drove the shooter away from the scene.
Julius Freeman, 21, was taken into custody and charged with the following: Facilitation-Second Degree Murder; Five counts of Possession of Firearm/Dangerous Felony
Five counts of Criminal Attempt Facilitation-Second Degree Murder
According to documents related to Marion’s arrest, video surveillance showed that a white Mercury Milan pulled up to the club, and someone inside began firing shots into the club. An unknown man fired a shot into the air, then got into the Mercury with five men, police said.
A Dodge Charger stopped them as they tried to leave, and as people were exiting the club, according to police. After an altercation, a man stepped out of the Charger with a rifle and fired into the Mercury, police said.
When officers arrived, they found four men in the Mercury who were taken to hospitals in critical condition, one man in non-critical condition, and one unidentified man who was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police provided images of the suspects and are still looking for the other men they believe are involved.
As of Monday morning, five of the victims remain in critical condition at the hospital. The other five have been released from the hospital. At this time, a motive has not been given.
Police are still looking for a white vehicle in connection to this incident.
If you know anything about this incident, you are urged to call CrimeStoppers at 901-528-CASH.