Defendant Iran Westbrook, 35, also was indicted as a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. He is being held on $500,000 bond.
Westbrook is accused of shooting and beating 30-year-old Michael Draper around 11:30 p.m. on Jan. 17, 2018, outside a residence in the 1200 block of Tunica St. in North Memphis.
The case is being handled by Asst. Dist. Atty. Kevin McAlpin of the DA’s Special Prosecution Unit which seeks maximum sentencing for repeat felony offenders.