DETROIT, MI – The 18-year-old victim that was shot and killed while it was live streamed on Instagram has been identified.
Dylan Hemphill, 18-years-old, was shot in the head and killed on the city’s west side while streaming live on Instagram on Monday April 2nd, 2018.
Hemphill was shot in the back of the head while live on Instagram in a home in the 17600 block of San Juan on the city’s west side.
On Instagram he went by the screen name of almightyy_dyl.
At approximately 11:45, Dylan Hemphill and another 18-year-old man were streaming live on Instagram while displaying the gun that killed the victim and money. The suspect said he accidentally put his finger on the trigger and the rifle fired, hitting the other 18-year-old in the back of the head in the living room of the home.
Dylan Hemphill was pronounced dead at the scene.