16-year-old charged with murder in North Memphis shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 16-year-old boy has been charged with second-degree murder after a female was killed in a shooting Monday afternoon in North Memphis.

Memphis Police said officers responded to the shooting around 2:45 p.m. Monday in the 1300 block of Decatur Street.

A victim was found shot, and she was pronounced dead on the scene. She has not been identified by police.

Police said the 16-year-old suspect was on the scene, and he was taken into custody.

He was later charged with second-degree murder. He was not identified by police.

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