Crime of the Week #20

May 17, 2019


It was 9:39 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2019 when Memphis Police officers from the North Main station were dispatched to check a report of a shooting in the 700 block of North Dunlap Street east of Danny Thomas just north of downtown. Officers arrived and found Rayner Smart, 39, inside a residence and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Memphis Fire Department personnel arrived and pronounced Rayner dead on the scene.

No other information was available about this homicide. Anyone who may have information that can help solve this crime is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 528-CASH (2274). All tips remain anonymous.