One Child Wounded and One Teen Dead in Saturday Shootings

One Child Wounded and One Teen Dead in Saturday Shootings

Memphis Police are investigating two separate shootings that left a 12 year old wounded and a teenager deceased..
MEMPHIS, TN (localmemphis.com)-Memphis Police are investigating two separate shootings that left a 12 year old wounded and a teenager deceased.

Officers responded to a shooting call around 4:42 Saturday evening at Graceland Farms Apartments in the Whitehaven neighborhood.

A 12-year-old girl was shot in the ankle and transported to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in non-critical condition. Officers have detained one suspect in this shooting.

Police arrived to another neighborhood on the 800-block of Kney Street, in the Frayser area, and located a teenage boy that was pronounced dead on the scene.

Investigators say they know of a suspect responsible for the crime but no arrests have been made at this time.

The victims' names have not been released at this time. The investigations are ongoing.

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