Teens indicted for killing, robbing teen

Teens indicted for killing, robbing teen

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.

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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