Police arrested two juveniles for the murder of 16-year-old during a funeral procession in Memphis
Memphis, TN – According to the police officials, the two juveniles were arrested on Tuesday for the shooting of two 16-year-old on Saturday.
Memphis Police Department says Emmit Beasley was shot and killed and another teen, said to be a relative, was critically injured while attending a funeral procession in North Memphis.
The family said what makes the incident worse is that it happened while the teens were mourning another life taken too soon.
According to his family, Beasley was a student at Southwind, worked at Wendy’s, and was an aspiring rapper.
Both of the juveniles arrested in his shooting death have been charged with first-degree murder.
Police said the two children have been taken to Juvenile Court.
Beasley is one of 25 children who have died violently this year, according to Memphis police. That’s around 10 percent of the city’s homicides.
This incident remains under investigation. This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.