MEMPHIS, TN (abc24.com) - A Memphis teen rang in 2012 behind bars, charged with fatally shooting a man at the victim's Hickory Hill home on December 29, 2011.
Memphis Police were called to a shooting on the 6400-block of Summer Creek near Kirby Pkwy and E Shelby Dr just before midnight. When they arrived, they found the glass shattered on the front door and 38-year-old Thomas Moore shot dead inside.
Moore's wife told abc24.com that she was on the phone with her husband when she heard his doorbell ring. He answered the door and moments later she heard a gunshot.
18-year-old Demont Lewis was identified as the shooter through a witness. According to the police affidavit, Lewis stated he had gone to the victim's home to take back a gun from Thomas Moore's son. He also admitted to investigators that he shot Moore through the front door.
Demont Lewis is charged with First Degree Murder. He is being held without bond at the Shelby County Jail, and is scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 3rd.