Teen Murdered, Another Escapes Kidnappers in Two Separate Incidents
(Memphis) Memphis police are investigating two violent crimes against local teenagers.
16-year-old Demarco Adams was found dead in the backyard of a home on Leatherwood in East Memphis on Election Night.
19-year-old Tremarius Avant is charged with First Degree Murder in the case.
Police say Adams and Avant were involved in an ongoing disturbance at the time of the shooting.
In a separate incident, two men forced a 14-year-old into a car Thursday morning in Southeast Memphis.
The teen was near Middlesex and Goodlett when he was forced into a car and assaulted.
He managed to escape and call for help.
Police are still looking for the suspects.