Memphis teen indicted in double homicide

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis teen has been indicted in the shooting deaths of two Mississippi men at a South Memphis gas station last year, according to a release from Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.

Desean McKinnie, 17, was indidcted y a grand jury on two counts of first-degree murder and one count of reckless endangerment.

The shootings happened Sept. 1, 2019 at a Fast Fuel gas station in the 1300 block of Elvis Presley Boulevard.

Police found a vehicle with two unresponsive victims in the front seat, according to the release.

The victims, Xabian Myers, 21, and Terrell Henry, 19, both of Horn Lake, had multiple gunshot wounds.

They were pronounced dead at a hospital a short time later.

McKinnie and a young woman were identified by witnesses and security footage as the two suspects who climbed over the victims and exited the vehicle through the driver’s side door, according to the release.

The case is being handled by Chief Prosecutor David Zak and Asst. Dist. Atty. Katie Farley of the District Attorney’s Vertical Team 6 which handles cases in General Sessions Division 15 and in Criminal Court Division 10.