OLIVE BRANCH, Miss — UPDATE 11/24/2021 - Olive Branch Police said two more teens have been arrested in a carjacking and shooting Sunday, November 7, 2021 outside the Walmart on Craft-Goodman Frontage Road.
U.S. Marshals arrested 19-year-old Mekhi Boyce and 18-year-old Rashad Ware in Memphis Wednesday, November 24, on charges of attempted murder, armed carjacking, and conspiracy to commit a felony.
They are now awaiting extradition to Mississippi.
11/17/2021 - A Memphis teen was arrested Tuesday for a carjacking and shooting at the Walmart in Olive Branch.
Andre Garner, 18, is charged with attempted murder, armed carjacking, and conspiracy to commit a felony.
Olive Branch police officers responded to shots fired and vehicle theft at the Walmart at 7950 Craft-Goodman Frontage Road on Sunday, November 7.
Investigators said the victims were approached by three men who demanded they give them the keys to their vehicles. During the altercation, one victim was shot. The suspects then left the scene in the victims’ vehicles.
The shooting victim was taken to Regional One Hospital in Memphis for treatment.
Detectives found the stolen vehicles and were able to get evidence from one of the vehicles that led them to Garner in Memphis.
Garner was arrested on Tuesday, November 16, when Southaven police officers stopped an alleged stolen vehicle from Memphis, which was being driven by Garner.
This is an ongoing investigation with more arrests expected.