Teens indicted for killing, robbing teen - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Teens indicted for killing, robbing teen

Young (L) and Brakefield (R) (Source: SCSO) Young (L) and Brakefield (R) (Source: SCSO)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Two teens were indicted for the murder of a 17-year-old as they were riding in a car together in Orange Mound.

Kevion Hopkins was shot and killed in July 2017.

Investigators said Marshawn Brakefield, 19, and Kevin Young, 17, were in the back seat of a car when they tried to take a pistol from Hopkins, who was in the front.

The two shot and killed Hopkins, before taking his gun.

Brakefield and Young faces charges of first-degree premeditated murder and first-degree murder in perpetration of a robbery.

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