2 killed, 1 injured during separate shootings

Published: Sep. 11, 2023 at 5:17 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 11, 2023 at 5:34 AM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis Police Department is investigating three separate shootings.

The three shootings happened Monday morning around the same time.

Officers responded to the shooting at 1:39 a.m. on North Watkins Street and Thrift Avenue.

A man was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Moments later, MPD responded to a shooting at 1:57 a.m. on South Parkway. A man was taken to Regional One Hospital.

A second man drove himself to the hospital. Both men did not survive their injuries.

The suspects in the South Parkway shooting were seen in a silver Toyota Camry, according to police.

The third shooting of the morning was on South Highland Street and Watauga Avenue.

It is unclear if anyone was injured.

A University of Memphis alert was sent out telling people to steer clear of the area - looking for a man with a rifle.

The scene cleared around 2:45 a.m.

There is no suspect information at this time.

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