Felony Murder Suspect Apprehended by U.S. Marshals Near Nashville

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Jackson, TN
–  U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the
capture of Zion Maliek Hobson, 20, on charges of Felony Murder,
Attempted First-Degree Murder, and Possession of a Firearm During the
Commission of a Dangerous Felony that occurred in Jackson.

On September 28, 2021, it is alleged that Zion
Hobson was involved in a shooting outside an apartment complex off
Roosevelt Parkway in Jackson that left one man dead. The Jackson Police
Department obtained a warrant for the arrest of Hobson.

On October 5, the U.S. Marshals Two Rivers
Violent Fugitive Task Force (TRVFTF) out of Jackson initiated an
investigation to apprehend Hobson. The TRVFTF developed information that
Hobson had fled to the Nashville area.

On October 19, the TRVFTF requested the
assistance of the U.S. Marshals Middle Tennessee Joint Fugitive Task
Force (MTJFTF) out of Nashville to locate and apprehend Hobson. On
November 8, the MTJFTF tracked down and arrested Hobson at a Comfort Inn
& Suites outside Nashville.

U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller stated, “the United
States Marshals Service is committed to providing safe and effective law
enforcement services to the communities we serve.”

The U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive
Task Force is a multi-agency task force within Western Tennessee. The
Western Tennessee Division of the TRVFTF has offices in Memphis and
Jackson, and its membership is primarily composed of Deputy U.S.
Marshals, Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies, Memphis Police Officers,
Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies, Jackson Police Officers, and the
Tennessee Department of Corrections Special Agents. The primary mission
of the Task Force is to arrest violent offenders and sexual predators.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
at http://www.usmarshals.gov.


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