7-31-2023 Tennessee Memphis 0-1


July 31, 2023

Margolin Hebrew Academy
390 S White Station Rd
Memphis, Tennessee


  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Joel Alejandro Bowman
  • Age: 33
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator shot
  • School Incident
  • Gun at school, no death/injury - elementary/secondary school
  • LOCKDOWN/ALERT ONLY: No GV Incident Occurred Onsite


Subject failed to enter Margolin Hebrew Academy, fired shots outside school then fled. Officers found him shortly near Gary St & McCrory Ave in Berclair. Subject exited vehicle with handgun, officers shot him. Subject himself Jewish, former student. All MSCS schools put on precautionary lockdown.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Handgun


Congressional District: 8
State Senate District: 31
State House District: 97