Child dies following double shooting, breaking 2016 Memphis homicide record

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — UPDATE: 9:15 p.m.

Memphis police tweeted that a man was also shot on Crillion. Police learned he was at Methodist University Hospital. It’s unclear how the man got to the hospital. Police said he is in critical condition.

UPDATE: 8:25 p.m.

According to MPD, the male child was pronounced dead at Le Bonheur.

This is 2020′s 229 homicide.

It breaks Memphis' 2016′s homicide record.

According to MPD, the second victim previously reported has no connection to the child’s death.


A child is in critical condition after a double shooting in Whitehaven, MPD said.

According to MPD, the shooting happened on Crillion Drive.

The child is in Le Bonheur.

An adult was taken to the hospital in a private car.

The suspects left the scene in a white SUV.