Crime of the Week #19

May 10, 2019


Police officers from the North Main station responded at 9:39 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2019 to a shooting report in the 700 block of North Dunlap Street in the Uptown neighborhood. Officers arrived to find a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Memphis Fire Department paramedics attempted to render aid but pronounced Rayner Smart dead on the scene.

A witness described hearing gunshots and seeing a vehicle speed away from the scene, screeching its tires. Anyone with information that might help investigators solve this homicide is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 528-CASH (2274).