1 critically injured when shots fired at house

1 critically injured when shots fired at house

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Police are searching for a suspect after a shooting in the 600 block of Deerskin Drive Wednesday afternoon.

Officials say the victim is in critical condition at Regional One Medical Center.

Neighbors tell WMC Action News 5 bullets shattered the windows of the victim's house.

"I heard the gunshot. When I heard the gunshot, I hit the ground fast as I can," Christian Green said. "I told my Momma and all them, 'You need to get in the ground. They shooting!' And they were like, 'It's fireworks; it's fireworks.' I said, 'It ain't fireworks.' Once I came outside; I heard some more. I dropped to the ground again."

Police say the suspect fired multiple shots at the house, but neither they nor neighbors know what the shooting was about.

Officials are searching the area for the suspect, the investigation is ongoing. If you have any information that could assist police, please call CrimeStoppers at (901) 528-CASH.

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