Protests, arrests, proposed new law follow ‘disturbing’ shooting

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 20, 2018 10:59 AM CT | Published: September 19, 2018 5:54 PM CT
Two days after Martavious Banks was critically wounded by a Memphis police officer in a shooting, protesters stood on the sidewalk at the entrance to the Airways police precinct calling for justice Wednesday night. About 50 protesters, some with bullhorns and carrying signs that read, “We have our cameras on," arrived shortly before 7 p.m. to the “Citywide Protest” organized by Memphis activist, Mac Freddie. 

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Edmund Ford Jr. Memphis City Council Shelby County Commission Tami Sawyer Van Turner
Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.


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