MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A violent morning in North Memphis resulted in two fatalities and one person critically injured and hospital-bound from two related shooting incidents, police reported. The first shooting occurred on the 700 block of Dunlap Street just before 7 a.m., according to Memphis Police. A man was found shot and subsequently transported to Regional One in critical condition. The victim’s condition was later upgraded to stable.
Law enforcement officers who were in the area investigating the initial shooting received an alert for another incident on Leath Street, just one street over. Upon arrival, they discovered two individuals who had been shot. Tragically, both were pronounced dead at the scene.
The events unfolded in quick succession, leaving the North Memphis community reeling from the violence. Local authorities are actively investigating the shootings and asking anyone with information to come forward and assist with the case.
At this time, it is unclear what led to the shootings or if the incidents are connected. The identities of the victims have not been released pending notification of their families. The surrounding community is urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the authorities.
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In summary, two people were killed and one person was injured in a series of connected shootings in North Memphis this morning. The community is grappling with the aftermath of the violence, and police are actively investigating the incidents.