Victim found shot to death in car identified, suspect in custody

Victim found shot to death in car identified, suspect in custody
Jeffery Boyle charged for murder (Source: SCSO)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A suspect is in custody after Shelby County Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation into a deadly shooting that happened early Monday morning.

According to SCSO, Jeffery Boyle, 30, has been charged with second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, employing a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony, tampering with evidence and possession of controlled substance with intent to sell/manufacture.

Officials identified the victim as 30-year-old Reginald Palmer, Jr. He was found shot to death inside a car.

It happened at 3:20 a.m. Monday morning in the 7200 block of Easterly Ln.

WMC Action News 5 crews on the scene saw deputies investigating a car that had been struck by several bullets.

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