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Police investigating child shot near Orange Mound

One injured in shooting on Emory Street in Wilmington
One injured in shooting on Emory Street in Wilmington
Published: Jul. 14, 2021 at 2:55 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis Police are investigating a Wednesday afternoon shooting involving a child.

Officers arrived on the scene of the shooting near Sharpe Ave and Amarillo Street in Southeast Orange Mound around 2:00 p.m.

A young girl, whose age is currently unknown was found with a gunshot wound to the upper thigh.

Memphis Police said the child is in non-critical condition.

The cause of the shooting is unknown at this time.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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