Update

Family of man shot, killed at Kroger gas station seeks justice

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 11, 2021 12:08 PM CT | Published: August 10, 2021 5:48 PM CT
<strong>Attorney Ben Crump (right) comforts Tasheta Motley, the sister of Alvin Motley Jr., during a press conference on Tuesday, Aug. 10, at Mt. Olive Cathedral CME Church. Motley Jr., was shot and killed at a Kroger fuel station.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Attorney Ben Crump (right) comforts Tasheta Motley, the sister of Alvin Motley Jr., during a press conference on Tuesday, Aug. 10, at Mt. Olive Cathedral CME Church. Motley Jr., was shot and killed at a Kroger fuel station. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

“Alvin Motley had a right to exist, pump gas and play his music because this is America, and nobody has the right to kill a young Black man for playing music,” says civil rights attorney.

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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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