CORDOVA, TN (WMC) - An alleged gang member wanted for several violent felonies is now behind bars, thanks to the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force.
Chris Diaz was wanted on four counts of aggravated robbery, three counts of attempted second-degree murder, three counts of attempted aggravated robbery, three counts of employing a firearm to commit a felony, one count of threat to do bodily harm and one count of carjacking.
Investigators believe these crimes are related to gang activities, specifically the MS-13 gang of which Diaz is alleged to be a member.
Diaz was found hiding in a closet at an apartment complex on Alidar Place, which is located near the intersection of Cordova and Appling roads.
He was taken to Shelby County Jail, where he remains in custody.