Crime of the Week #44

December 13, 2019


A report of a shooting brought officers from the North Main Street Station to the 800 block of Looney Street, just north of the Uptown neighborhood, about 11 p.m. Friday, December 6, 2019. When they arrived, the officers located shooting victim Demonte Johnson, 13. He was unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound.

The juvenile was transported by Memphis Fire Department ambulance personnel to Regional One Hospital where he later died of his injuries. This is an ongoing homicide investigation. The public is asked to help by contacting CrimeStoppers, 528-CASH (2274,) with any information. Even the smallest detail can help.