Man charged with shooting, paralyzing victim

Man charged with shooting, paralyzing victim
Golden has been arrested and charged with attempted first degree murder and aggravated assault. (Source: Memphis Police Department)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Police have identified one of the two men suspected of shooting and paralyzing a man on July 16.

According to Memphis Police Department, 21-year-old Tavari Golden, was seen with another man firing shots at the victim after he’d told the suspects to move away from the front door of his home.

Police said Golden and the unknown suspect shot the man multiple times in the back, leg, hands, arms and chest on Mill Stream Drive.

The suspects then got into a car, driven by an unknown woman, and fled the scene.

The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Police said the bullet was found lodged in his back leaving him paralyzed from the waist down.

Golden is charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault.

If you have any information regarding this case, call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH or submit your tips to

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