Memphis, TN – Tyreece Miller, U.S. Marshal for the Western
District of Tennessee, announces the arrest of Denika Shannon, Anthony
McKinney and a male juvenile for First Degree Murder.On April 7,
2022, Michael Mahan was found shot to death at the 3600 block of
Hallbrook, Memphis, Tenn. A warrant was issued for the arrest of a
16-year-old male juvenile for this crime. The fugitive case was adopted
by the U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force (TRVFTF).
On May 10, investigators with the Memphis Police Department
Fugitive Apprehension Team located the juvenile at a school in Memphis.
His location had been developed from information by the TRVFTF. He was
taken into custody without incident. Also on May 10, Denika
Shannon, 30, and Anthony McKinney, 32, were located at a residence at
the 4400 block of Summer Wells Road. They both had warrants for First
Degree Murder. The underlying details of the crime are not known at this
time. Assisting the TRVFTF with this location and arrest was the Shelby
County Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Team. Shannon and McKinney were
taken into custody without incident.In addition to these three
arrests, Jaden Jermaine Bills, 19, was arrested on May 10 in Little
Rock, Ark., by the U.S. Marshals TRVFTF and Deputy U.S. Marshals in
Eastern Arkansas. Bills was wanted for a double murder in Jackson, Tenn.
A press release about this arrest was issued earlier today.“Four
murder suspects safely taken into custody in one day speaks to the
dedication and professionalism of the U.S. Marshals Service,” said U.S.
Marshal Tyreece Miller.The U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent
Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency task force in the Western District
of Tennessee with offices in Memphis and Jackson. Its membership is
composed of Deputy U.S. Marshals, Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies,
Memphis Police Officers, Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies, Jackson
Police Officers, and Special Agents with the Tennessee Department of
Correction. 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
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency