MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Multiple people were shot during the night in Memphis on August 31. Police responded to several calls of gunfire Tuesday night.
By our count, at least four people lost their lives
One shooting was reported in the 300 block of Haynes. A neighbor reported hearing about 10 gunshots. An ambulance was seen leaving the area, but it’s not clear if anyone was inside.
MPD officers responded to a call on Burtonwood Cove, where the rear window of a red car was shot out.
Another one of those shootings happened at an Exxon at the corner of Raines and Kirby Parkway. At one point, Police had the gas pumps roped off as they focused on a car in the parking lot. At least one person was rushed to the hospital. The victim died from their injuries.
This next shooting occurred near Lamar and American Way at the Love’s Gas station. Police roped off the area with tape while investigating a vehicle. There was another shooting across the street at the Garden Inn off Lamar. In both incidents, the status of the victims are unknown.
Police have blocked part of Orleans Road and Craft Coad near Lakeview Road because of a shooting. It happened in the early morning hours and officers said they may be there a while. One person was killed at this scene.
WREG briefly spoke to someone who knew one of the victims and she said the male victim was riding with the woman when someone drove up and shot at their car.
That car ended up landing on the other side of the intersection at a Barber Shop. Police say the suspects were last seen driving a silver car.
WREG’s Quametra Wilborn noted at least 42 evidence markers at the scene.
Officers have confirmed that someone was shot, but they haven’t said anything about the victim’s condition.
There is a large police presence in the area. If you live in this area, police are urging you to take an alternate route. They ask drivers use East Raines or Winchester to go around the location.
On the other side of town, in Hickory Hill, officers worked on another homicide investigation where a woman was shot and killed.
Police say there was a huge argument between several women that resulted in gunfire. Another woman was also shot but she is going to recover.
Police say no arrests have been made in this shooting.