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U.S. Marshals and Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies Capture Louisiana Homicide Suspect

For immediate release

Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshals along with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Team (FAT) captured Jorge Estrada-Gutierrez of Louisiana, 24, who was wanted for a homicide that took place on Christmas Eve in Metairie, Louisiana.

On December 24th, 2023, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of gunfire around a Metairie neighborhood. A male victim with gunshot wounds was later pronounced dead at the scene. Jorge Estrada-Gutierrez was identified as a suspect. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office obtained a warrant for Second Degree Murder and Obstruction of Justice.

U.S. Marshals Service Eastern District of New Orleans Task Force adopted the case and developed information Estrada-Gutierrez was in the Memphis area. The U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force (TRVFTF) in Memphis was requested to investigate further.

This morning, U.S. Marshals and Shelby County (FAT) went to an apartment complex at the corner of Central and Lamar Avenue in Memphis. Investigators approached the complex to look for Estrada-Gutierrez. Moments later, Estrada-Gutierrez came out the back of the complex and surrendered to investigators without incident or injury. He was transported to the Shelby County Jail to await extradition.

The U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency task force within Western Tennessee. The TRVFTF has offices in Memphis and Jackson, and its membership is primarily composed of Deputy U.S. Marshals, Shelby, Fayette, and Tipton County Sheriff’s Deputies, Memphis and Jackson Police Officers, and the Tennessee Department of Corrections Special Agents. The primary mission of the Task Force is to arrest violent offenders and sexual predators.

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