16-year-old shot dead in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – A 16-year-old boy was shot to death on a Memphis street early Saturday morning.

The Commercial-Appeal (http://bit.ly/1P5CPKm) reports the Memphis Police Department was called to the shooting in the Orange Mound neighborhood around 2:20 a.m.

Police spokeswoman Karen Rudolph says officers found the teenager unresponsive. He was taken by ambulance to the Regional Medical Center, where he later died.

No suspects have been charged.

The newspaper reported that the preliminary investigation indicates the boy was out walking when two men approached and shot him.

 

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