Suspect Charged With First Degree Murder In MPD Officer Shooting

Suspect Charged With First Degree Murder In MPD Officer Shooting

Treveno Campbell has been charged with first degree murder after shooting and killing Memphis Police Department officer, 32 year-old Martoiya Lang.
Memphis, TN (abc24.com)

On Friday, December 14, 2012, at approximately 7:58 a.m., members of the Memphis Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit were serving a drug related search warrant at 1062 Mendenhall Cove.

Upon the initial entry into the residence, two officers were struck by gunfire. Officers then returned fire striking the 21 year old suspect, Treveno Campbell. He was transported to the Regional Medical Center where he remains in critical condition. 

26 year old Willie Braddock was also located in a bedroom inside the residence. During the search, several plastic bags of marijuana were located in the room with Braddock. He was taken into custody and charged with Possession of Controlled Substance with the intent to sell for marijuana. Willie Braddock has multiple prior drug charges. He is being held on a $40,000 bond and is set to be in court on Monday, December 17th, 2012.

Officer William Vrooman, 32, was transported to the The MED in critical condition but has since been released from the hospital. 32 year old Officer Martoiya Lang was transported to the The MED in critical condition but was later pronounced deceased.

Treveno Campbell was charged with First Degree Murder and Attempted First Degree Murder. This is an ongoing investigation and additional charges on Campbell are pending.



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