Several past burglaries on street where teen shot

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Police say there had been several burglaries reported in the Memphis neighborhood where a homeowner fatally shot a teen after his residence was broken into.

The Commercial Appeal ( cited police documents in reporting that Friday's burglary attempt was the eighth one reported this year on the same street.

Police say the 41-year-old homeowner told officers the teen and two other people broke into his home late Friday morning and that he shot one of them.

Police say 16-year-old Teryan Reed was taken to the Regional Medical Center at Memphis in critical condition, but later died.

Two others, 20-year-old Cory Buford and a juvenile, were taken into custody.

Police continue to investigate.


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