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Alphonso James Wanted for Murder and 2 Counts of Attempted Murder for Shooting 3 People Wednesday Night



Officers are continuing in their search for Alphonso K. James, 35, who is wanted for murder and two counts of attempted murder for gunfire inside a Cheatham Place Homes apartment Wednesday night that killed Stefvon Murphy, 41, and wounded two others, a 59-year-old woman and a 49-year-old man.

The investigation shows that the three victims were visiting together in the woman’s apartment when James, who was acquainted with the victims, entered and began shooting. The motive remains under investigation.

 Murphy died at the scene. The two other victims are in stable condition at a local hospital.

Anyone seeing Alphonso James or knowing his whereabouts is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.


Alphonso K. James, 35