Murder suspect arrested after police chase - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Murder suspect arrested after police chase

Jaelen Bell (Source: SCSO) Jaelen Bell (Source: SCSO)
Curterrion Wilson (Source: SCSO) Curterrion Wilson (Source: SCSO)

A murder suspect is behind bars after running from police Thursday night.

The chase originated in Orange Mound near the intersection of Park Avenue and Keating Street.

The suspects bailed out of a stolen 2004 Chrysler Crossfire in Glenview Park. They were taken into custody in Castalia near the intersection of Southern Avenue and Barksdale Street.

Jaelen Bell, 19, was arrested. He was wanted for a shooting in the Bennington Park neighborhood on March 28 that left one man dead and another wounded. Police said Bell was responsible for shooting Christopher Smith.

Bell told police he shot the two men because they were following his car for several blocks.

He is charged with second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, possessing a firearm, theft of property, intentionally evading arrest in an automobile, and evading arrest.

Curterrion Wilson was also arrested. He is charged with theft of property and intentionally evading arrest.

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