2 shootings on major Memphis interstates in 2 hours

WATCH: Police activity increasing after 2 shootings on major Memphis interstates in 2 hours

There have been two shootings Thursday on major Memphis interstates in a two-hour span.

The first one happened around 6:15 p.m. on I-40, when a man was grazed by a bullet while driving near Austin Peay.

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Police said that may have stemmed from a road rage incident involving the suspected shooter and victim.

That suspected shooter was driving a black, four-door BMW.

Less than two hours later, police responded to another shooting – this time on I-240.

One person is in critical condition after a shooting on Interstate 240.

Police said the shooting happened near the Walnut Grove exit on I-240 Thursday around 7:45 p.m.

One person was rushed to Regional One in critical condition.

Investigators did not release any information regarding the suspected shooter at this time.

Traffic was blocked on I-240 eastbound

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