• 1 killed, another injured after double shooting in South Memphis

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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Police are searching for answers after a double shooting in South Memphis.

    Officers were called to South Parkway East and Barton around 7:20 Tuesday evening.

    When investigators arrived on the scene, two men had been shot on the scene.

    Authorities said one person was killed and another man was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

    Officials have not released the identity of the man killed. No suspect information has been given at this time. 

    Dozens of people crowded around squad cars, flashing lights and crime tape at Barton Street and South Parkway East while police searched for answers.  


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    Officers spent some of the night investigating at this Valero gas station. An employee at the gas station showed us surveillance video leading up to the shooting.

    FOX13 spoke with a teenager Tuesday night.

    He does not want to be identified because of fear of retaliation but said the person killed was 18-years-old and was like a brother to him.

    This is an ongoing investigation.

    If you have any information on this case, please call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH.

     

     

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