3 found shot, killed at Whitehaven apartment complex

3 found shot, killed at Whitehaven apartment complex

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Three men were shot and killed in Whitehaven Friday morning.

Memphis police officer were called to Bent Tree Apartments on Providence Avenue sometime before 11 a.m. where they found three people with gunshot wounds.

Residents at the Bent Tree Apartments were in disbelief Friday after waking up to a crime scene.

"I don't know I just came out outside on the scene, I'm like...and I went back in the house I didn't want to see none of that," said resident Jasmine Lee.

Memphis Police said the victims were shot and killed overnight inside an apartment, outside the building and in the parking lot.

Investigators have not said what lead to the shootings, and spent much of the day at the apartment complex looking for answers.

Police towed 3 vehicles as part of their investigation.

Homicide investigation in Whitehaven

They also checked the ID’s of every person leaving the property, causing a traffic backup into the complex.

Resident Tasha Thomas said she'd like to see more security year round.

"It'll be safer if they do this all the time," said Thomas

She said she isn't shocked to see crime scene tape near her home

“The crime rate is high over here. This is not the first killing over here,” said Thomas.

No suspect information is available at this time.

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