WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. (KFVS) - A suspect wanted in a shooting of an 18-year-old in the McKenzie area of Weakley County, Tennessee has been arrested.
According to the Weakly County Sheriff’s Department, Malcolm Lee Jr., 18, was arrested following a traffic stop in Humphries County on Friday, May 29.
The sheriff’s department said Lee Jr. was caught approximately 30 minutes after he seen driving away from a home in Martin, Tenn.
Lee Jr. is facing a first degree attempted murder charge in connection with the shooting of 18-year-old Canon Magourik.
Investigators said Magourik had been shot at least seven times by two males driving some type of sport utility vehicle.
Magourik was flown to a Nashville, Tenn. hospital. He is listed as critical but in stable condition.
The shooting happened on the 1500 block of Union Church Rd. in the McKenzie area shortly before 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27.
Two other individuals have been charged in the case.
Mary Beth Lyles, 20 of Martin, has been charged with filing a false report. Lyles is accused of lying to a U.S. Marshal and of making a phone call to warn Lee.
Katie N. Smith, 22 of Martin, has been charged with being an accessory after the fact. The sheriff’s department said Smith gained access to the vehicle Lee was caught driving and she was a passenger in the vehicle when Lee was arrested.
As the investigation continues into the shooting, the sheriff’s department said others could be facing charges.