Memphis family targeted after skating rink attack

Memphis family targeted after skating rink attack
The Crystal Palace (Photo Source: WMC Action News 5)
The Crystal Palace (Photo Source: WMC Action News 5)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A Memphis family is moving after several girls attacked one of the family's members at a Whitehaven skating rink.

It all happened Saturday, Jan. 3 inside Crystal Palace.

Memphis police say two or three girls were throwing up gang signs minutes before they attacked a 15-year-old. They left her lying in the floor with a bloody nose.

Since the fight, the teen's mother says people have been shooting at their house and stealing things from inside.

"If somebody is brave enough to pull up in your yard and shoot through your front window, you don't know what they'll do," the mother told WMC Action News 5.

A manager at Crystal Palace said there was adequate security at the skating rink over the weekend. He says the fight was likely planned on social media.

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