Retired Police Officer Charged With Murder

In Memphis, Tennessee The delivery driver accused of killing a manager at a local mattress and furniture store on Highway 64 has been identified and charged.

The shooting happened around 12:30 p.m. Thursday May 9th, 2019 at the store on Highway 64 near Kate Bond Road.

According to police, Saunders became involved in a verbal confrontation with Thomas Hartman concerning a loading issue. Saunders reportedly left and then returned a short time later, only to continue the fight with the manager.

Several moments later, Saunders pulled out a gun, pointed it at the man’s face and pulled the trigger. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene by first responders.

As for Saunders, police said he took off but was later captured at Highway 64 and I-40.

He is charged with first-degree murder.

According to the Clarksville Police Department, Saunders retired from the force in 2017 after 27 years of service.

Whatever the argument was I’m sure it could’ve been solved without someone being shot. Sorry man your power trip is long over! I hear they aren’t very nice to cops in prison, so I’m sure he’ll get plenty of karma.