Front Page Detectives

Two teens charged in connection to shooting death of 17-year-old fast-food worker in Memphis

Source: Memphis Police Department, Unsplash

Sep. 16 2021, Published 3:44 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to Email

Two teenagers, one a juvenile, were charged in connection to the murder of a fast-food worker who was taking out the trash, police said.

Article continues below advertisement

Zavon Payne, 19, was charged with facilitation of first-degree murder in the death of Contario Sevion, 17, according to Memphis police.

An unnamed 16-year-old, whose name was not released by police, was charged with first-degree murder, attempted murder and use of a firearm in a felony, Memphis police stated.

Article continues below advertisement

Sevion was shot twice just after midnight on Sept. 15 near the Five Guys restaurant on Ridgeway Road in Memphis, Tennessee, WREG reported.

Relatives said he worked there and was taking the trash to a dumpster out back, according to WREG.

The investigation into the case is ongoing.

Police have not released a possible motive for the shooting.


Become a Front Page Detective

Sign up to receive breaking
Front Page Detectives
news and exclusive investigations.

More Stories

Opt-out of personalized ads

© Copyright 2024 FRONT PAGE DETECTIVES™️. A DIVISION OF MYSTIFY ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK INC. FRONT PAGE DETECTIVES is a registered trademark. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.