Memphis, TN – Earlier this evening, the U.S. Marshals Gulf
Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Dorjan Churchman on two
First Degree Murder warrants and four Aggravated Assault warrants. This
was done in conjunction with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Fugitive
Apprehension Team, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and
On July 12, J.V. Wilbourne and Jasmine Bradshaw were
shot to death in the 2900 block of Hunter Chapel Road in Como, MS. Also
shot but not killed were Shannon Leach, Crystal Block, Jasmine Green,
and Whitney Northern. On July 20, warrants were issued for Churchman,
out of Panola County MS, on the two counts of First Degree Murder and
four counts of Aggravated Assault.
Churchman was tracked to a
residence in the 800 block of Alma Street in Shelby County. After a
window was forced open by agents on the scene, the fugitive was taken
into custody without further incident.
Churchman’s partner in
this alleged crime, Sheldon Gibbs, was also wanted and had warrants
issued for his arrest for the same counts. The Marshals Task Force
arrested Gibbs on July 27.
“The Marshals Task Force and our
partners take pride in getting the most dangerous suspects off the
streets,” said U.S Marshal Tyreece Miller. “We are committed to helping
pursue justice for these victims and their families.”
Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF) has offices in Tennessee,
Mississippi and Alabama. The West Tennessee office consists of Deputy
U.S. Marshals, Investigators with the Jackson Police Department, Agents
with the Tennessee Department of Correction, Investigators with the
Memphis Police Department, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and the
Fayette County Sheriff’s Office.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency