MPD: 6 Shot, 1 Hit By A Car Wednesday Night In North Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn (localmemphis.com) - One person is dead and six others are injured after a mass shooting in the New Chicago neighborhood of North Memphis.

Among the injured is a 14-year-old girl who was hit by a car that was speeding away from the scene.

The incident happened in the 1000 block of Morehead just after 6:00 Wednesday evening.

According to Memphis Police, a 23-year-old man fired a shot into the air when a large fight between several women broke out.  That's when another man started shooting into the crowd, hitting six people.

When Memphis Police arrived, they found a 35-year-old woman laying in front of a house, she was taken to Regional One, where she later died.

While on the scene, officers found two other shooting victims, a 26-year-old woman and a 17-year-old girl.

Two men, a 20-year-old and a 21-year-old, were taken to the hospital by private vehicle, both with gunshot wounds.

A sixth victim, a 32-year-old man, later showed up to Regional One with a gunshot wound.

All victims have been upgraded to non-critical or released except for the 20-year-old who is in critical condition.

Police say, at this point it appears that the victims and suspects are all known to each other.

This is an ongoing investigation.

 


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