Memphis man confesses to killing grandfather - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis man confesses to killing grandfather

Demont Lewis, photo courtesy Shelby County Sheriff's Department. Demont Lewis, photo courtesy Shelby County Sheriff's Department.

(WMC-TV) - Police have charged a Memphis man with murder after he confessed to a recent shooting.

Demont Lewis is facing a first degree murder charge for the death of Thomas Moore.

Police say Lewis admitted he went to Moore's home on Summer Creek Drive Thursday armed with a handgun in order to retrieve a weapon at the house. Lewis told officers he shot Moore, who had just become a grandfather.

Police found the victim's front storm door shattered moments before discovering him dead inside.

Investigators said the victim was shot inside the house around 11:15 p.m. Thursday.

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