Driver killed after 'mean mugging' passenger, police say - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Driver killed after 'mean mugging' passenger, police say

Tarance Coleman, Jr. (Source: SCSO) Tarance Coleman, Jr. (Source: SCSO)
(Source: WMC Action News 5) (Source: WMC Action News 5)

A man is in jail, charged with murdering another man outside a t-shirt warehouse Wednesday.

The shooting happened outside Staton Wholesale on Knight Road around 9 a.m.

Officers rushed to the scene and found a 23-year-old man who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators said the man drove onto the parking lot and was shot by a passenger who was riding with him.

Coleman told investigators the victim "mean mugged" him before he took out a handgun from under his seat and fired multiple shots.

Tarance Coleman, Jr., 27, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.

Brix Fowler is learning more about this crime and will have a report tonight on WMC Action News 5 at 5.

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