Police: Man shot in front of wife and children

Man shot near wife and children

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Police responded to a shooting in the 1600 block of Gaither Street on Monday night.

According to police, a man was shot in front of his wife and two children.

When the family was getting into their car, two men opened fire and hit the man. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition. He later died from his injuries.

WMC Action News 5 talked with a man who heard the gunshots.

"To be honest it never happened to me while I was walking out here. It shocked me for it to be where I'm trying get to where I need to be at. So it's crazy," said Richard Robinson.

Detectives have a limited description of the gunmen.

If you know anything that can help investigators, call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH (2274), text 'AWARD' to 274637 or visit


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