Teen found shot to death in southwest Memphis, police say


Note: Memphis police reported the victim’s age as 15; his mother later said he was 16.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A teenage boy was found shot to death inside of a car Sunday evening in southwest Memphis, according to Memphis Police.

Memphis Police reported the incident Tuesday. MPD said officers responded to a shooting in the 3800 block of Masterson.

An unresponsive teen was located in a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A neighbor, who doesn’t want to be identified, told WREG that a young girl got out of the passenger side of the car an ran into a house near where the car was parked.

“Running out the car and she was dragging her feet limping,” the neighbor said.

Police say the suspects fled in a black 4-door sedan. If you have any information call 901-528-CASH with tips.

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