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Memphis police report 3 deadly shootings in less than 3 hours

Published: Nov. 17, 2021 at 5:28 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 17, 2021 at 9:59 AM CST
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Three people are dead after multiple shootings in Memphis. Police reported three homicide investigations in less than three hours.

The first shooting happened around 9:40 Tuesday night in South Memphis.

Memphis police say a man was shot on Ridgeway Street. Officers who responded to the shooting say the victim was rushed to the hospital in critical condition and later died.

A woman was detained on the scene.

A second victim was shot and killed on Howell Avenue at an apartment complex around 11:20 p.m. Tuesday. Police say an argument led to the shooting.

Shortly after midnight, Memphis police were called to Motel 6 on East Brooks Road where they found a man dead in a room. Investigators believe the suspect and the victim knew each other.

If you have details regarding any of these cases, call CrimeStoppers at 901-582-CASH.

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