26-year-old Corey “RudeBoii Xan” Lurry was charged with being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun and two counts of reckless endangerment after opening fire in response to a cup being thrown at his vehicle on I-240.
On July 1st, officers were dispatched to the intersection of I-240 and E McLemore Ave regarding a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, police made contact with Jeff and April Sexton, who observed a red cup strike a Chrysler Crossfire while in travel. The driver of the vehicle reportedly placed a firearm outside the window and fired 5-10 shots in the air in response to the cup being thrown. The Sextons proceeded to follow the Crossfire to its destination following the shooting and waited for the police to arrive.
The driver came to a halt at the Family Dollar located on 831 S Danny Thomas Blvd and entered the business shortly thereafter. Officers arrived at the location and apprehended the sole occupant of the Crossfire, later identified as Corey Lurry. Eyewitnesses confirmed Lurry to be the party responsible, resulting in a request to search the man’s vehicle.
Following Lurry’s consent, a search on the Crossfire was conducted. The search revealed an empty magazine for a handgun. Further investigation of Lurry’s criminal history disclosed that he was convicted and sentenced to seven years in jail for carjacking in 2011.
Corey Lurry was arrested and charged with convicted felon in possession of a handgun and two counts of reckless endangerment. His bond was set at $10,000.