Early morning shootings leave one dead and one in the hospital

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Published: Oct. 10, 2021 at 3:27 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis Police responded to two different shootings early this morning.

According to police the first occurred around 12:34 a.m.

Officers responded to shots fired near East Pontotoc Avenue and found one man unresponsive in his vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the suspect is known, but fled the scene. No arrests have been made at this time.

Memphis Police say the second shooting happened around 9:35 a.m.

Officers responded to a shooting at Marianna Street and Deadrick Avenue. One man was found shot and was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

No suspect information is available at this time.

Police encourage anyone with information about either of these incidents to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH

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