MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A prominent Memphis city leader was shot and killed Thursday night in Downtown Memphis.
MPD said the incident happened around 8 p.m. in the 500 block of South Front Street.
The victim was identified by city officials as Phil Trenary, president and chief executive officer of the Greater Memphis Chamber.
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Trenary served as the CEO since 2014 and was a large player in the development of the City of Memphis.
Several officials and leaders from around the state of Tennessee took to social media and otherwise to issue statements of condolences and shock after hearing of Trenary's death.
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