Tuesday, 30 July 2019 16:39

Man Indicted in Homicide Outside Downtown Bar

July 30, 2019 – A 28-year-old man has been indicted on second-degree murder charges in the early-morning shooting death last year of a woman outside a Downtown bar, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Defendant Alan Neal is being held in the Shelby County Jail.
Investigators said Neal exchanged gunfire with another man at around 4:30 a.m. on March 18, 2018, on Second Street at Lt. George W. Lee Avenue near the Purple Haze night club. The man was struck in the left leg, but a bystander, Toshia Addison, 41, also was struck. She died in a hospital a month later.
Ballistics later showed that the bullets came from Neal’s gun.
The case is being handled by Chief Prosecutor Paul Hagerman of the DA’s Crime Strategies Prosecution Unit which incorporates and expands the work of the Multi-Agency Gang Unit, the Organized Crime Unit, Project Safe Neighborhood/Gundone, GunStat, the Safe Streets Task Force and the Violent Crime Unit.