• South Memphis teen indicted in fatal shooting of 16-year-old, police say

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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A South Memphis teen has been inidcted on charges of first-degree murder, following the 2018 shooting death of a 16-year-old boy, police say.

    According to investigators, 18-year-old Keylone Jones is being held on a $160,000 bond for shooting Michael Hawkins, Jr.

    Witnesses reported they saw Jones and two other juveniles approach a residence in the 500 block of Jacklyn Avenue at South Lauderdale.

    The fatal shooting happened on Oct. 9, 2018, investigators say.


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    Hawkins was shot in the chest and died at Regional One.

    It is reported the two other juveniles were questioned and released.

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