Sea of Green planned to honor security guard killed in gas station shooting

Published: Sep. 7, 2021 at 7:18 AM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The life of a security guard who was shot and killed while on duty in Memphis will be remembered with a special ceremony.

According to police, Alexander Redditt was shot on August 21 while working security at a gas station on Millbranch in Whitehaven.

His friends and family say he died a week later.

Darryle Tate mugshot
Darryle Tate mugshot(Memphis Police Department)

On Tuesday, Cobb Tactical Security and On Your Six Task Force are planning a Sea of Green to honor Redditt.

Fellow security officers, friends and family will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Exxon on Millbranch, where Redditt was shot, before holding a procession through the area.

Police arrested Darryle Tate for the shooting. They say he pulled a gun after a fight with Redditt at the gas station.

He is expected to appear back in court on September 17 for a mental evaluation.

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