Five people arrested in the 2020 ‘ambush’ shooting, homicide of a Murfreesboro man

Mar 18, 2022 at 05:04 pm by WGNS


MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD), U.S. Marshals in Memphis, and Montgomery County Sheriff's deputies arrested five people for the homicide of 20-year-old Montavis Jones at a Murfreesboro apartment complex in December of 2020.

Maceo Boyd, Paul Turner, and Tevin Campbell, all 21-years-of-age, are charged with first-degree murder, felon in possession of a firearm, attempted especially aggravated robbery, and conspiracy to commit especially aggravated robbery.  Federal agents arrested Boyd on Thursday in Memphis and Turner on Wednesday.  Both are in custody at the Shelby County Jail. Campbell is in a Georgia Correctional facility on a probation violation.

20-Year-old Martavius Guy is charged with first-degree murder, attempted especially aggravated robbery, and conspiracy to commit especially aggravated robbery.  Montgomery County Sheriff's deputies arrested Guy on Tuesday.  He is in the Montgomery County Jail on a $105,000 bond for drug charges.

20-Year-old Tybresa Lattimore is charged with conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery.  Montgomery County deputies arrested her on Thursday.  Lattimore was released from jail.

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The investigation has been underway for more than a year by MPD detectives who implicated the five suspects in the shooting death of Jones at the Campus Crossing Apartments, 285 N. Rutherford Blvd., Dec. 4, 2020.  The investigation revealed the five people involved allegedly lured Jones to the location under the pretense of selling marijuana and then reportedly ambushed him.  Crime Scene technicians recovered bullet casing from five different firearms.

Boyd also received injuries in the shooting. 

MPD Special Investigation Division detectives are also investigating possible gang ties between several of the suspects.

The investigation is ongoing.

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