2 shot, 3 dead in apartment shooting, police say
Witnesses said fight between group of girls led to gunfire
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Multiple people were injured in a shooting at an apartment complex Monday night, police confirmed.
Police said multiple shooting victims were found at Cane Creek Apartments off of Ragan Street.
Calitri Boone, 17, and 30-year-old Jessie Williams were hospitalized in critical condition. Both have since died from their injuries. A 37-year-old man also died.
Two women, ages 18 and 37, were hospitalized in non-critical condition.
Police blocked off the area as they tried to sort out what happened.
It’s unknown at this time what led up to the shooting.
Witnesses say a fight between a group of girls escalated into gunfire.
A neighbor working on his food truck says it sounded like firecrackers going off. Then silence. Then more firecrackers, followed by screams.
“Once police got the scene secure, we walked over... saw young man in a pool of blood,” said Loard Cole. “Like the wild wild west out there.”
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (901) 528-CASH.
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