TBI identifies man shot by sheriff’s deputies

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 27, 2024 5:51 PM CT | Published: April 26, 2024 5:02 PM CT

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has identified the man who was fatally shot by Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputies Friday, April 26, as James Q. Hampton, 30.


Shelby County Sheriff's Office Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Shooting
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.

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