Man, 3 minors arrested for shooting man in the throat - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man, 3 minors arrested for shooting man in the throat

Elijah Scott (Source: SCSO) Elijah Scott (Source: SCSO)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A man and three minors are in jail after police said they shot a man in the throat Saturday.

The shooting happened in the 2500 block of Elvis Presley Boulevard.

According to police, the victim said he was walking down Elvis Presley Boulevard near Alcy Road when four people in an SUV with a missing window approached him. He said the suspects pointed what appeared to be a rifle at him and shot at him, hitting him in the throat. The suspects drove away.

Officers located a gray Ford Explorer matching the description of the suspects’ SUV in the 2400 block of Ruby Oaks Drive. All four suspects were detained and officers found a rifle matching the victim’s description in plain view inside the vehicle. Officers also found a black and pink handgun under the back passenger’s seat. Both were identified as BB guns.

Police said Elijah Scott was driving the vehicle and was trespassing at the apartments on Ruby Oaks Drive.

Investigators said the victim identified Jeremy Preyer, David Scott, Elijah Scott, 19, and Andre Gunn, whose real name is Antonio Bourdain, from a photo lineup.

Jeremy Preyer, David Scott and Andre Gunn were all issued a juvenile summons.

Elijah Scott was arrested and charged with assault, criminal trespassing, no driver’s license, no insurance and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

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