Police arrest two people in connection to deadly shooting

Police arrest two people in connection to deadly shooting
(Photo Source: WMC Action News 5)
(Photo Source: WMC Action News 5)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Memphis police have arrested two people in connection to a deadly shooting on Highland Avenue on Thursday.

WMC Action News 5 cameras captured one person being taken into custody near the scene.

Police confirmed that person to be 17-year-old Dewaun Dorse. Dorse is charged with first-degree murder in perpetration of a robbery and employing a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony.

Jessica Dorse is charged with being an accessory after the fact to first-degree murder. Investigators say Jessica lied to police after a man was shot while walking out of the Quick and Easy Food Mart.

According to reports, the victim was targeted because he was in possession of  a large amount of money.

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