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Two teenage girls identified in Memphis gas station shooting

Police said a 15-year-old girl and a 16-year-old girl died and a 16-year-old girl and 9-month-old boy are in non-critical condition.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two people have died and two others were injured after a shooting Friday night at a gas station in Memphis.

According to the Memphis Police Department, it happened just after 9:30 p.m. at a Marathon gas station on Elvis Presley Boulevard.

Police said a 15-year-old girl and a 16-year-old girl died and a 16-year-old girl and 9-month-old boy are in non-critical condition.

According to police, the victims were at the gas pump inside a red Infiniti when a dark-colored Nissan pulled up and fired multiple shots. The suspect's car then left but was later found.

It's unclear what led up to the shooting and police have made no arrests as of Saturday morning.

ABC24 was able to get in touch with the girls' friend on Saturday, he didn't want to speak on camera until the parents were ready to speak publicly. But, he did tell us Breuna Woods was a junior at Wooddale High School and Alexus was a sophomore at Hamilton School. 

From social media posts, ABC24 learned that Breuna Woods just celebrated making the varsity cheer team about three weeks ago. She also just celebrated being crowned princess at her school's homecoming. 

Posted by Porsha Woods on Saturday, December 4, 2021

Her friends described her as selfless and supportive. One friend said her smile and positivity lit up the room. Facebook posts show she and her mother had a hair business together. When school started, she did girls' hair for free to help families. 

Friends of Alexus shared their love, with one of her friends saying Alexus was outgoing and never met a stranger. Other posts describe Alexus planning a birthday dinner for her 16th birthday this month. 

In a statement, Shelby County Schools said grief counselors are offering support for school students and staff. The school system also offered its deepest condolences to the families during this time.

If you have any tips, call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.