Two children arrested for murder of 16-year-old boy during funeral procession

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two children have been arrested for the murder of another child during a funeral procession in the Hyde Park neighborhood on Saturday.

According to the Memphis Police Department, two juveniles were arrested on Tuesday for the shooting.

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That shooting left 16-year-old Emmit Beasley dead and sent another 16-year-old to Regional One Hospital in critical condition.

The bullets flew during a funeral procession on Hunter Ave., Beasley’s mother told FOX13.

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According to his family, Beasley was a student at Southwind, worked at Wendy’s and was an aspiring rapper.

Both of the juveniles arrested in his shooting death have been charged with first-degree murder, according to MPD.

Police said the two children have been taken to Juvenile Court.