Thirteen-year-old Demonte was visiting family that day and walking on Looney Avenue near Leath Street in north Memphis when he was shot and killed. He was rushed to Regional One Hospital where he later died.
Memphis Police Department detectives have few leads and have requested the public’s help. Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has approved the Shelby County District Attorney General’s request for a $15,000 award for anyone providing information that leads to an arrest and conviction in this case. The amount would be in addition to a $1,000 award offered by CrimeStoppers for any information that simply leads to an arrest.