Police: 17-year-old shot, killed in Cochese Ave. homicide

Police: 17-year-old shot, killed in Cochese Ave. homicide
No further information has been released involving this case.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis Police Department is investigating a homicide after officers responded to a reported shooting on Cochese Avenue near Getwell Road around 3:03 a.m. on Monday morning.

According to MPD, a 17-year-old female was shot and taken to the hospital in critical condition. She was later pronounced deceased. Family members of the victim have confirmed her identity as Kemi Bacon.

Officers have one woman detained in relation to this investigation, but are continuing to investigate the incident.

MPD says the shooting stemmed from a possible theft at a crime scene on South Perkins Road on Monday.

No arrests have been made at this time.

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