Security Guard Charged in Convenience Store Shooting
(Memphis) A security guard is facing charges after shooting a man outside a Westwood convenience store.
It happened early Saturday morning at the Dodge Store on South Third St.
According to police, security guard Rodney Benton shot a man after getting into an argument.
Benton told police the man pulled a gun on him.
The victim, Terrell Kennell, was shot in the head.
Benton is charged with attempted second degree murder and unlawful possession of a weapon. He’s being held on $200,000 bond.
Benton worked as an unarmed security guard. He is not licensed to carry a gun in Tennessee.