For Immediate Release
|January 18, 2018||
Seth Bruce, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Western District of Tennessee (901) 573-8177;
USMS Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
|Nashville Murder Suspect Apprehended in Memphis|
- Accused murderer Mardeus Phillips, wanted for the Dec. 21 fatal
shooting of Louis Lisi outside the North Nashville Z-Mart, was
apprehended Jan. 18 in Memphis by the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task
Force, a Shelby County K-9 unit and the Shelby County Fugitive
Phillips, 25, and his co-defendant Jamil Holloway, 23, who was arrested on Dec. 29, are accused of opening fire on Lisi in the parking lot of the store. Lisi, 56, died at a local hospital. Another man suffered a noncritical gunshot wound.
The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF) is a multiagency task force with divisions in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. The Western Tennessee Division of the GCRFTF has offices in Memphis and Jackson, and its membership is primarily composed of Deputy U.S. Marshals, Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies, Memphis Police Officers, Madison County Sheriff’s Deputies, Jackson Police Officers, BATF, and the Tennessee Department of Corrections Special Agents. The primary mission of the task force is to arrest violent offenders and sexual predators.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.
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