MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One man was shot and killed outside a Memphis convenience store, according to police.
Investigators said the shooting happened around 2:30 p.m. Monday near the Top Stop Shop in the 1100 block of Springdale Street.
According to MPD, one man was rushed to the hospital via a private vehicle following the shooting, but he was pronounced dead at the hospital.
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At least a dozen police cars surrounded the scene, and FOX13 crews observed a helicopter flying around the area where the shooting happened.
The victim has not yet been identified. Investigators did not release any information regarding a suspected shooter.
One Hyde Park resident who lives right behind Top Stop was inside her home when she heard gun shots.
"We wasn't even in the house three minutes where I just heard a whole lot of shots," she said. "Pow, pow, pow, pow."
In an effort to help, she ran toward the body lying motionless on the street.
"When I made it, it wasn't nothing I could do," she said. "When I tried to touch him, he wouldn't do anything."
The shooting wasn't over, though. She said a group of men approached with guns preparing for retaliation.
She quickly attempted to leave the scene.
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