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Memphis family calls on elected officials to curb violence after teen killed at car wash

Memphis TN. (WMC) – It’s been a deadly summer in the city of Memphis.

Investigators are releasing few details about the latest victim of gun violence.

His family and a friend say city officials looking for the victim, from the police director to the city-state’s largest, resort to a strong uptake in a criminal case, to the reins.

A crowd gathered about what happened at a North Hollywood car wash Tuesday afternoon.

Family members say the shooting victim was 17-year-old Braylon Murray, the aspiring son of the city’s prominent activist and rapper.

“I’m not saying it’s just because Braylon had a nephew. I’m 20, they say they need something,” Sarah Carpenter said.

With popular groups in Memphis lifting Carpenter from the grassroots to a seat at the table, parents are pushing for Shelby County Schools.

Now, Carpenter is urging elected officials to step up to the plate for the city’s growing violence.

“Everything comes from him, there he sits with the netherworld, he doesn’t know what’s going on in the neighborhood,” Carpenter said. “Don’t be on the subject, I’m surprised by you.”

Shelby County deputies Turner, Tammy Sawyer, and the scene were assisted. Just before the shooting hours, which Jim Strickland recently shared, the city planned to spend 19 half-million dollars on a COVID relief bill passed earlier this year.

$4.8 million will be spent to expand the group’s violence intervention program. He focuses on the program that is most likely to be violent. The city will spend $6 million on crime-fighting technology, the installation of an improved ShotSpotter surveillance system, and $9 million for an after-school program.

But you want to pass by this city, and until the father’s sister dies, it is necessary that the fixed amount, that I end up a young man in the neighborhood and lost his life in the eyes of all. and a man in another.

“I’m not going to have a son, and wait until something happens to me,” said Murray’s aunt, Children Carpenter. “It’s not about crying. Well, the latest and the candlelight. The latest.”

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528 non-cash.

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