Virgil "Turk" Tab Jr. has officially been
charged with attempted first-degree murder, in a shooting that wounded two police
As previously reported, Tab, who gave his name
to police as Tab Virgil, was a member of Cash Money Records recording group
The Hot Boys.
Officers were serving a search warrant Monday
afternoon at the Hickory Pointe Apartment complex in Memphis, Tennessee, seeking
As they entered the apartment, they were greeted
with gunfire. SWAT deputy Jason Pagenkopf, 31, was shot in the neck, while the
second officer, Chris Harris, 29, was shot in the mouth, hip and leg.
A subsequent search of the apartment turned up
a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Pagenkopf was released, while Harris remained
in critical condition. He is expected to recover from the gunshot wounds.
Tab, 22, is being held in lieu of $1 million
In August, Tab released an album, Raw &
Uncut for New York based record label, Koch.