BROWNSVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Brownsville Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a Brownsville teenager in connection to a deadly December shooting in Brownsville in which a pregnant woman and her unborn child were fatally wounded and two others, including a child, were injured.

On December 1st, at the request of 28th District Attorney General Garry Brown, TBI Agents joined officers with the Brownsville Police Department in investigating the shooting at a home in the 1000 block of Tammbell Street.  Alexis Branch (DOB: 3/27/95), who was eight-months pregnant, was pronounced dead at the scene along with her unborn baby.  Her 8-year-old daughter was critically wounded and has suffered paralysis over much of her body.  An additional adult family member suffered non-life threatening injuries.

During the course of the investigation, Agents determined Jamal Voss (DOB: 8/14/02) as the person responsible. On December 27th, Agents secured warrants for Voss’ arrest in connection to the shooting.  Thursday, Voss was apprehended in Memphis by the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force – US Marshal Service.  Also Thursday, he appeared for arraignment and a detention hearing before Haywood County Juvenile Court Judge Roland Reid who ordered Voss be held without bond.  Voss is charged with two counts of First Degree Murder and two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder.

Agents continue to seek information in this investigation.  A reward of up to $3,500 is being offered for information leading to a conviction.  Call 1-800-TBI-FIND with information.

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