MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One person is dead, and another is in custody after a robbery on Sunday night.
According to reports, the robbery took place around 10:30 p.m. at the Z Market on South Perkins Road.
Police say two men were walking to their car when two men approached them. One of the suspects hit one of the men and took his cash, cell phone and car keys. The other suspect, Landon Quinton, shot the other man, and both suspects ran away.
Officers arrived on the scene and checked the area for the suspects. They found Quinton on Cottonwood.
Police say Quinton ran away, then grabbed a handgun out of his pocket and threw it into a yard. As an officer tried to detain him, Quinton spat in his face.
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Police say they arrested Quinton and charged him with the following:
Attempted FIrst-Degree Murder
Especially Aggravated Robbery
Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Dangerous Felony
Aggravated Assault (2X)
Resisting Official Detention
Evading Arrest on Foot