Man arrested in weekend shooting on Covington Pike Rd.

Arrest in deadly Covington Pike shooting

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. (WMC) - Shelby County deputies have arrested the man they say was responsible for a murder Sunday morning.

Deputies say Desmond Goodwyn was developed as a suspect in the case and investigators tracked his cellphone to Hickory Hill.

According to deputies, Goodwyn confessed to being with his cousin and following the 15-year-old murder victim to a planned drug deal on Covington Pike Road.

Goodwyn said he shot the victim, then disassembled the victim’s gun and threw it into the woods.

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