Three people, including one child, shot over weekend
Published: Jun. 1, 2014 at 12:49 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 2, 2014 at 6:43 PM CDT
(WMC) - On Saturday evening at approximately 8:20 p.m., Memphis police responded to a shots fired call near McMillan Street and Essex Avenue.
Upon arriving, officers found an 8-year-old boy near the intersection of Carnegie Street and Essex Avenue with a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital by Memphis Fire Department in non-critical condition. He has since been released from the hospital.
While in the area, authorities found a 21-year-old man who also had been shot. The victim was taken to Regional Medical Center in critical condition, but has since been upgraded to stable.
Officers located a third victim who had been taken to the hospital by a private vehicle. The age of the third victim is unknown, but officials say that the he/she was in non-critical condition. The victim has since been released from the hospital.
According to a preliminary investigation by MPD, the victims were at a party when someone began shooting.
No other information is available at this time, this is on ongoing investigation.
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