One dead, another injured in Sunday morning gun battle

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-V) - A fight at a party led to a gun battle early Sunday morning that left one person dead and another critically injured, police said.

Officers were called to the 2700 block of Northmeade in Memphis just after midnight, where they found a female victim, lying on a sidewalk, suffering from a gunshot wound.

The woman was taken to The MED, were she was pronounced dead.

Investigators later learned that a second shooting victim was driven to The MED in a private vehicle.  That victim, a male, is in critical condition.

Officials believe the shootings occurred after an argument at a party. The argument escalated into a gun battle, and multiple shots were fired in the 2700 block of Northmeade.

Officials are still searching for suspects in the shootings.

The identities of the victims have not been released.

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