7-year-old dead after triple shooting in North Memphis

Published: Jul. 5, 2021 at 5:39 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 5, 2021 at 11:38 AM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis police are investigating a deadly shooting in North Memphis.

We’re told officers responded to the shooting just after 11 p.m. on the Fourth of July at an address on North Montgomery Street.

One child was found dead at the scene. Two adults were taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Family members later identified the child as 7-year-old Kelby Shorty.

No word on any suspects but officers say they left the scene in a gray Mazda Sedan.

If you have any information you’re asked to call or text Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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