Dual life of Brandon Webber not uncommon, experts say

By Updated: June 25, 2019 8:53 AM CT | Published: June 22, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>A family member of 20-year-old Brandon Webber, who was shot by U.S. Marshals Wednesday, June 12, in Frayser, carries a photo of Webber during a vigil on Friday, June 14.&nbsp;Webber was wanted for aggravated assault and robbery after allegedly shooting a man and taking his car. Webber was also, at&nbsp;different points in his life, a college student, social justice leader, honor student and doting father.</strong>&nbsp;(Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

A family member of 20-year-old Brandon Webber, who was shot by U.S. Marshals Wednesday, June 12, in Frayser, carries a photo of Webber during a vigil on Friday, June 14. Webber was wanted for aggravated assault and robbery after allegedly shooting a man and taking his car. Webber was also, at different points in his life, a college student, social justice leader, honor student and doting father. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Brandon Webber was an honor student, a rapper and a young father. But he was also accused in a violent carjacking where a Hernando man was shot five times. The duality of Webber is what some young people in Memphis face. 

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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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