Teenager charged with murder in Bartlett Taco Bell shooting

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Kendrell Speight

BARTLETT, Tenn. — Bartlett Police arrested an 18-year-old in the shooting death of another teen in a Taco Bell parking lot during the city’s fireworks display Tuesday night.

Kentrell Spight is in the Bartlett City Jail charged with first-degree murder and employing a firearm in commission of a dangerous felony.

As people were gathering for a nearby fireworks display around 9:30, a fight broke out at the Taco Bell on Highway 70, police said.

The fight escalated, and a 17-year-old was shot in the chest and later died.


Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.