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Cold Case: Police search for suspects who killed a 15-year-old in southwest Memphis

A month after the shooting, Police released pictures of the car used by the suspects who investigators say shot two teens, killing one of them.
Credit: Memphis Police Department

MEMPHIS, Tennessee — UPDATE 5/5/2022 - Memphis Police said they are still looking for the suspects who shot two 15-year-olds just over a year ago, killing one of the teens.

On Sunday, May 2, 2021, just after 6 p.m., officers responded to a shooting in the 3800 block of Masterson Street. They found two 15-year-old's sitting in a 2015 Nissan Pathfinder, one of them killed.

Investigators said the suspects were in a black, 4-door sedan. 

The investigation is ongoing. No arrests have been made. Please contact Homicide at 901-636-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH with any information about this case. There is a cash reward for any information leading to the identification and arrest of those responsible.

Homicide Investigation 3800 Block of Masterson Report #2105000550ME MEMPHIS, TN - On Sunday, May 2, 2021, at 6:11...

Posted by Memphis Police Department est.1827 on Thursday, May 5, 2022

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6/17/2021 - Memphis Police have released pictures of the car used by the suspects who investigators say shot two teens, killing one of them.

Police said on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at about 6:00 p.m., two 15-year-olds were sitting in a 2015 Nissan Pathfinder in the 3800 block of Masterson Street, north of W. Levi in southwest Memphis. Investigators said a black 4-door sedan pulled up and fired at the teens.

Both teens were shot, and one of the two – a 15-year-old boy – died at the scene.

Police said the suspect’s vehicle was caught on surveillance video in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH. 

Homicide Investigation 3800 Block of Masterson Report #2105000550ME MEMPHIS, TN - On Sunday, May 2, 2021, at 6:11 pm,...

Posted by Memphis Police Department est.1827 on Thursday, June 17, 2021

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5/4/2021 - Memphis Police are looking for suspects after a 15-year-old was found shot to death in a car in southwest Memphis Sunday evening.

Police say the shooting happened just after 6pm in the 3800 block of Masterson. The teenage boy was in a car and pronounced dead there. Four suspects took off in a black 4-door sedan.

If you have information that could help investigators, call Memphis CrimeStoppers at 901-528-2274 (CASH).

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