2 killed after shooting in Uptown overnight

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — MPD is currently searching for the person responsible for the deadly shooting of two men on Wednesday night in Uptown.

According to MPD, the shooting happened at the intersection of Alabama Avenue and North Lauderdale Street in the Pinch District around 8 p.m. Wednesday.

One of the victims was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other victim died at the hospital around 11 p.m.

A  woman said she heard six to eight gunshots and sirens when she walked outside.

Another woman on Alabama Avenue said she was walking her doges when she noticed a strong police presence.

MPD blocked off more than one road while searching for the suspect.

"All we saw was multiple police cars and two fire truck ambulances and they were searching with flashlights," Smith said.

FOX13 saw MPD searching what appeared to be, a black car with opened doors.

Smith, who just moved from California, watched officers gather around a car with flashlights.

"The car was right there, the windows were busted, obviously they had been shot out," Smith said.

Blue gloves that were used during the investigation and shattered glass were the only items left at the crime scene the following day.

Smith said her son saw one bullet hole inside the car.

"The passenger side and maybe the driver's side window, a bullet hole," Smith said.

There is no clear motive behind the shooting.

Police are still looking for a dark colored Nissan Maxima that the suspected shooters were in.

MPD has not released the victim's names yet.

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