Teen shot, killed at housing development - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Teen shot, killed at housing development


A 17-year-old was shot and killed Thursday in the Tony Sudekum public housing development near downtown Nashville.

Police say Jason Covington was shot around 6:30 p.m. on University Court after he was spotted by onlookers near a fight between two females. The gunman approached, asked Covington who he was, and then shot him, police said.

Covington later died at Vanderbilt Medical Center.

Police have not released a description of any possible suspects.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.  A $1,000 reward is being offered.

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