Crime of the Week #40

November 2, 2018


Memphis Police responded to a shooting call at 1:03 p.m. Sunday, October 21, 2017 in the 4300 block of Old Raleigh LaGrange Road. At the scene officers found Saul Rentario on the ground. He was suffering an apparent gunshot wound and was unresponsive. Rentaria was pronounced dead on the scene by Memphis Fire Department personnel.

A initial investigation determined that Rentaria was approached by a black vehicle occupied by two male blacks. One of the two exited the vehicle, armed with a black handgun, and approached Rentaria demanding money. Rentaria fled and was shot by the suspect, who got back into the vehicle which drove away. Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact CrimeStoppers, (901) 528-CASH (2274).