The affidavit says Thomas McVicker sent his friend a message Aug. 9 that read, “I was thinking about shooting a church up but I’m afraid how it will affect my family in the flesh when I’m gone. So I think I’m going to kill some people on the street then get away with it then kill myself.”
The program will begin with students in middle school -- recruiting African American males and helping them get an early exposure to academic and career preparation, peer faculty mentors and integration into a college like atmosphere and more.
Officers responded to the scene of the shooting around 10 p.m. on the 3000 block of Park Avenue where a witness told officers the suspects allegedly arrived at the lounge in a stolen vehicle just before the shooting.
According to the Memphis Police Department’s Facebook post, while the victim was at the check out counter one of the suspects took their wallet. Surveillance video shows the suspects walking through store.