Man arrested for Friday night fatal shooting

Boyd, 44, is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated assault.
Boyd, 44, is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated assault.

(WMC) – Memphis police arrested Marlon Boyd for the death of 47-year-old Michael Richard. Boyd, 44, is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated assault.

According to the police affidavit, Boyd was walking with Richard on Friday when he shot Richard in the 1700 block of Preston Street.

Investigators say Boyd turned to another man who saw the shooting and threatened to kill him if he talked to police.

The witness did tell police, which led to Boyd's arrest.

He is due in court on Tuesday, May 27.

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