Pair Wanted in Connection with Memphis Attempted Murder Case Arrested by Cedar Rapids Police

Two people wanted in connection to a shooting and carjacking in Memphis, Tennessee has been arrested by the police.

According to a Cedar Rapids police news release, local police were advised by the Memphis Police Department that 22-year-old Jedarius R. Robinson, of Jackson, Mississippi, and 26-year-old Ronisha M. Hackworth, of Memphis, were in Cedar Rapids in a stolen car.

Police halted the vehicle at Highway 30 and Interstate-380 at about 12:30 p.m. on Monday and the two suspects were taken into custody.

Police said the pair are wanted regarding a June 16 shooting in Memphis. On that date, police discovered a victim with gunshot wounds to his abdomen and his car stolen, the police stated.

Robinson and Hackworth have felony warrants for their arrest for the attempt to commit first-degree murder, aggravated robbery and carjacking.

Robinson likewise had an extraditable warrant out of Mississippi.

Both individuals were being held Tuesday at the Linn County Jail pending extradition.

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