Crime of the Week #14

May 6, 2022


A shooting report brought officers attached to the Memphis Police Department’s Raines Station to the 3800 block of Masterson Street in the Westwood area of south Memphis. The call came at 6:11 p.m. Sunday May 2, 2021, one year ago.

At the scene officers learned that two 15-year-olds were sitting in a 2015 Nissan Pathfinder when unknown subjects occupying a black four-door sedan shot at them. Both teens were hit by bullets. One, a male, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

The dark vehicle was captured on surveillance video and a witness described the occupants as two adult black males. Detectives need help in this ongoing murder investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact CrimeStoppers, 528-CASH (2274).