Shooting on I-240 Tuesday night injures one

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) –Traffic was impacted on I-240 eastbound between Millbranch and Airways because of a shooting Tuesday night.

The incident drew a heavy police presence to a “shots fired” call just after 9 p.m.

Memphis police confirm that one person was shot in the shoulder, but, treated on the scene and released.

According to MPD, three people in a Toyata RAV 4 left downtown heading east, they heard a pop, thinking it was a rock, until one of the passengers in the back seat realized she was hurting.

Nobody in the vehicle saw where the gunfire came from, so, they couldn’t provide any suspect information.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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