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Police investigate interstate shooting on I-40 near Whitten

TDOT reported westbound I-40 near Whitten and Appling shutdown Saturday afternoon.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — I-40 in northeast Memphis was shut down Saturday afternoon after reports of a shooting on the interstate.

About 3:00 p.m., TDOT reported westbound I-40 near Whitten and Appling was shutdown, and the left shoulder was blocked. Memphis Police say shots were indeed fired, but no one was hit.

Details on the shooting have not been released. Memphis Police said westbound I-40 at Whitten would be shutdown due to the investigation.

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