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Three people were accused of kidnapping a rideshare driver and shooting him

Dawone Washington, Zarena Farris and Trinity Tipto
(Action News 5/MPD)

Three persons have been charged in the weekend shooting and carjacking of a Memphis Uber driver.

Dawson Washington, Zarena Farris, and Trinity Tipton, according to the Memphis Police Department, are all suspects in this case.

According to an affidavit detailing the incident, a rideshare driver picked up four passengers from an address in Frayser on Saturday, two men and two women.

When the driver arrived at Beechollow Drive, one of the men allegedly brandished a revolver and demanded the keys to the car. According to police, a bullet hit the driver’s wrist as he got out of the vehicle.

The accused then ran away from the crime scene.

According to an actionnews5, police found the vehicle on Ponca Street in the Westwood area on Monday. Inside the vehicle, two men and a lady were talking, while another woman was outside the vehicle talking.

According to the affidavit, when officers arrived, all four suspects attempted to flee but were apprehended and put into custody.

Carjacking, possession of a firearm during the conduct of a dangerous firearm, attempted second-degree murder, and fleeing arrest are among the charges Washington faces.

His bond has been set at $115,000 dollars.

Carjacking, two counts of using a handgun with the intent to conduct a dangerous felony, attempted second-degree murder, and eluding arrest are among Farris’ accusations.

Her bond has been set at $80,000.

Carjacking, two counts of employment of a firearm with the intent to conduct a dangerous felony, possession of a handgun during the commission of a dangerous felony, attempted second-degree murder, and avoiding arrest is one of the charges accused of Tipton.

The amount of her bond is $100,000.

The fourth suspect’s name and other details have not been released by Memphis police.

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