Man arrested for deadly shooting in Whitehaven

Less than a month after a man was found shot to death in Whitehaven, another man has been arrested for his murder.

The United States Marshals Service said that Kevin Fennell, 34, was arrested in Columbia, Missouri on December 2, 2022.

On November 15, authorities said that Fennell was seen leaving the scene of the shooting around 8:20 p.m. on Springbrook Avenue in a black 2010 Volkswagen Jetta.

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Memphis Police said this unidentified man is a suspect in a shooting death that occurred in the 1300 block of Springdale Avenue around 8:20 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.
Memphis Police said this unidentified man is a suspect in a shooting death that occurred in the 1300 block of Springdale Avenue around 8:20 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.

Fennell was wanted on a charge of first-degree murder at the time of his arrest.

The Marshals Service said that he was found at a house in Columbia, Missouri. SWAT team members surrounded the house with an armored vehicle and called to Fennell to come out over the loudspeaker, the Marshals said.

The Marshals said that he surrendered without incident and is awaiting extradition back to Shelby County.

Kevin Fennell is wanted by Memphis Police in connection to a homicide on November 15, 2022 in the 1300 block of Springbrook Avenue.
Kevin Fennell is wanted by Memphis Police in connection to a homicide on November 15, 2022 in the 1300 block of Springbrook Avenue.

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