Suspect charged with first-degree murder in shooting death of Memphis firefighter

Murder suspect Cedric Richardson
Murder suspect Cedric Richardson(WMC/SCSO)
Published: Feb. 14, 2021 at 10:28 AM CST
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The man suspected of fatally shooting a Memphis Fire Department veteran has been arrested, according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

Detectives arrested 22-year-old Cedric Richardson after he allegedly shot and killed 48-year-old Terrence Taylor Friday at the Miller Creek apartments near Germantown.

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SCSO says Richardson is facing several felony charges including first-degree murder, murder in perpetration of a felony, criminal attempt especially aggravated robbery and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

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