Suspected burglars shot and killed in Memphis neighborhood, police say

2 people dead near Overton High School

Two men suspected of burglarizing a home in a Memphis neighborhood were shot and killed on Friday, according to police.

Officers responded to a shooting call in the 1700 block of Myrna around 7 p.m. When police arrived, two people had been shot.

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Both victims died on the scene.The two men were reportedly burglarizing the residence when the shooting occurred, police said.

The person responsible for the shooting was detained and all evidence was presented to the District Attorney General's Office. It was determined that no charges will be filed.