According to Investigator Captain Randall McGowan of the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department, on Wednesday, May 27, shortly before 8:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Union Church Road in the McKenzie area of Weakley County, an 18-year-old male was shot at least seven times by what was described to investigators as two black males driving some type of sport utility vehicle.
The shooting victim was taken by Weakley County’s Emergency Medical Services to the Jackson General Hospital and then was flown to a hospital in Nashville.
Deputies and investigators from the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department have developed the names of two persons of interest, and the investigation is continuing.
UPDATE: The name of the shooting victim is Canon Magourik. As of Friday, May 29, he is in Vanderbilt Hospital in critical but stable condition. The United States Marshal’s Service, along with police from numerous other agencies, is assisting the Weakley Country Sheriff’s Department in the search for one of the alleged perpetrators.