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Shooting victim facing criminal charges because of what police say they found in his jacket
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Shooting victim facing criminal charges because of what police say they found in his jacket

Shooting victim facing criminal charges because of what police say they found in his jacket
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Romedarrius Humphrey

Shooting victim facing criminal charges because of what police say they found in his jacket

The man who was in a car with a Memphis, Tennessee, father who died after being shot and crashing his car .

Loronzo Davis and a second man, Romedarrius Humphrey, were riding in a car that crashed on E. Crump near Lauderdale early Tuesday morning.

>> On Fox13Memphis.com: Memphis father dies after being shot, crashing while driving to store

When officers arrived, they found Davis suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Davis’ family told WHBQ that he had just left home to go to the store and never returned. He had a 4-year-old daughter.

Humphrey was lying in the middle of Crump with a black jacket in his hands, according to a police affidavit. He had also been shot and was unresponsive.

Humphrey was taken to an ambulance and his jacket stayed in the street. When police couldn’t find an ID in his jeans pockets, they said they looked in the jacket.

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In one of the pockets, officers said they found a grocery bag containing several clear plastic bags of marijuana – some of which were broken down into even smaller bags, according to the arrest affidavit. Officers said they also found a scale inside the grocery bag.

The drugs had a total weight of 155.2 grams, police said.

Humphrey was taken to Regional One in critical condition. He was treated for his injuries and then booked into the Shelby County jail. He has since been released on his own recognizance.

Humphrey is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture, deliver or sell.

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