Man charged with murder in Hawkins Mill Rd shooting - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man charged with murder in Hawkins Mill Rd shooting

Zachary Thompson (Source: SCSO) Zachary Thompson (Source: SCSO)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A man was arrested in connection with a homicide on Hawkins Mill Road.

Monday, 21-year-old Anthony Pope was shot and killed outside a market on the Raleigh Street.

According to the police report, a witness identified 23-year-old Zachary Thompson as the person who shot Pope.  The victim also told officers that Thompson was responsible for the shooting before he died.

Thompson later turned himself in and told officers that he shot the victim, but the victim shot at him first. However, surveillance video from the store showed that the victim did not shoot at Thompson.

Thompson is charged with first-degree murder.

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