Contario Sevion Death – Obituary : Authorities said a 17-year-old Five Guys restaurant employee was shot and killed while taking out trash on duty in Memphis.
Memphis police responded to Five Guys at 1315 Ridgeway Rd., Suite 100, on a shots fired call around 12:50 a.m. Wednesday morning.
The victim identified as Contario Sevion, by the MPD, was shot multiple times. He succumbed to his injuries later at Regional One, reports says.
MPD said the shooting is believed to have taken place near a dumpster, and the victim was a current employee of Five Guys.
“Two people people believe are involved in the shooting have been detained.” MPD disclosed.
An MPD spokesperson said the two detained were not employees of the restaurant.
There is an active investigation, police says.
There have been 216 homicides in the city as of Sept. 15.
Authorities are urging anyone with information that could help police, call CrimeStoppers at 901.528.CASH.