Memphis, TN – A 2nd Degree Attempted Murder suspect’s flight
from justice was ended by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive
Task Force today.
On May 23, 2017 Losona Shaw allegedly shot
Joseph Carter in the chest. He was treated at Regional One Medical
Center in Memphis. Shaw was charged with 2nd Degree Attempted Murder,
Aggravated Assault, and Employing A Firearm While Attempting To Commit A
Shaw remained a fugitive for over a year. Investigators
with the Task Force was able to pinpoint her location to the 500 block
of Blawkhawk. Entry was forced and the fugitive was found hiding in a
She was taken into custody and transported to the Shelby
County Detention Center.
The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional
Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency 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
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