Man arrested for shooting off-duty deputy - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man arrested for shooting off-duty deputy

Michael Marion (Source: MPD) Michael Marion (Source: MPD)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

An arrest was made in the shooting of an off-duty Shelby County deputy 

Michael Marion was arrested Tuesday in connection with the shooting and robbery of the deputy on Monday morning, according to Memphis Police Department.

The incident happened outside The Chisca on Main Street in Downtown. Police say Sgt. Joey Moore was approached by a lone gunman and shot when he tried to escape.

Police said Marion is also responsible for robbing two people around 4:30 a.m. Sunday.

That robbery happened at the corner of Mulberry Street and Huling Avenue near the National Civil Rights Museum, just a few blocks from where the deputy was shot.

Marion has been charged with two counts of aggravated robbery and one count of especially aggravated robbery.

But, Marion has a lengthy criminal history.

His criminal history includes charges that range from drug charges with intent to sell to misdemeanors. He has been charged twice in the past with aggravated robbery - once in 2013 and another time in 2001.

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