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Two children shot, seriously injured in drive-by shooting in downtown Memphis Monday

The suspects responsible were occupying a White Nissan Sedan, according to Memphis Police.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police said Tuesday two children are in critical condition after Monday evening's shooting in downtown Memphis.

The two children were taken to local hospitals after a drive-by shooting downtown, according to the Memphis Police Department (MPD). 

Officers reported that they responded to the 400 block of Vance Avenue, Streets Ministries, shortly before 5:30 p.m. where they said suspects shot from the moving vehicle at children and adults standing in front of Streets Ministries.  

Memphis police are looking for the suspect's vehicle, a white older model Nissan Maxima.

Credit: Memphis Police Department

This is an ongoing investigation, according to MPD. 

Call CrimeStoppers at (901) 528-CASH with information leading to the suspect's arrest, if an arrest is made, you may receive a $2,000 reward.

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