18-year-old arrested in graduation party shooting - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

18-year-old arrested in graduation party shooting

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(WMC-TV) - 18-year-old Antwion Dowdy is in custody in connection with the murder of a 15-year-old outside a graduation party in Memphis.

Dowdy is charged with first-degree murder.

Police say 15-year-old Sharquette Smith was in a car in front of 562 Sharon when two men fired shots Saturday night.

Neighbors say earlier in the night, someone was kicked out of a graduation party at the home. Shots were fired at that time but no one was hit.

At around midnight two men returned and shot the teen.

The victim was taken to Methodist North Hospital in a private vehicle where he was pronounced dead.

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