5-year-old boy recovering after being shot on Poplar Ave near McDonald’s, MPD says

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A child was shot Friday morning and rushed to the hospital from a McDonald’s near Chickasaw Gardens.

Memphis Police responded to the McDonald’s at 2994 Poplar Avenue

PHOTOS: Child rushed to hospital after shooting near McDonald’s

Family members of the child told FOX13 News the child’s name is Jeremy Knox and is 5 years old.

Police said he was taken to Le Bonheur in critical condition, but family members told us he is now stable and recovering well at Le Bonheur.

The suspect is known to the child’s family, according to MPD. Family told FOX13 News, Knox was riding in the car with his mom’s boyfriend when the shooting happened.