MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A person allegedly shot himself within the neck whereas making an attempt to steal a automobile from a dealership in Nutbush Friday.
26-year-old Joshua Garvins has what seems to be a bandage taped to his neck in his mugshot. Memphis Police say he was shot himself whereas making an attempt to steal a automobile from Champion Auto Gross sales on Jackson Avenue.
He was charged with aggravated theft.
Based on court docket paperwork, the sufferer, who works on the dealership, was making an attempt to promote a car to Garvins by taking him on a take a look at drive.
The sufferer instructed police he felt uneasy as a result of Garvins was “appearing peculiar.”
Police say the sufferer obtained out of the automobile and took the keys with him, however that’s when issues took a pointy flip.
Experiences say Garvins demanded that the sufferer give him the keys, at which level the sufferer denied.
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MPD says Garvins allegedly threatened to kill the sufferer, and the 2 obtained right into a bodily altercation over the keys. The suspect then pulled out a gun.
Witnesses say the 2 wrestled over management of the gun, and that’s when pictures rang out.
An arrest report says a bullet hit Garvins within the neck, and he ran off. Nevertheless, he didn’t get far.
Garvins was rapidly taken into custody by MPD.
The sufferer instructed WREG that he was not injured and he’s simply making an attempt to maneuver ahead from the scenario.
Garvins is about to seem in court docket on Monday at 9 a.m.
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