Group of children shoot man checking mail

Group of children shoot man checking mail

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Memphis police are investigating after a man was shot Wednesday in the 3900 block of Ajanders Drive.

The victim was shot at several times and was hit once in each leg.

According to the victim, a group of children had been bothering him and threatened to harm him. He said the group had been sleeping in a black Chevy Impala across the street for several days.

The victim said the children ran by and shot him while he was getting his mail Wednesday at about 5:20 p.m.

He was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

Police did not release a description of the group of children. The only information released was that they were people under the age of 18.

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