Police investigate Tuesday shooting - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Police investigate Tuesday shooting

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - A young man was hospitalized after he was shot early Tuesday morning by a 14-year-old.

Memphis police said the shooting happened on Eastview just after 7:00 a.m. Tuesday.  When police arrived at the scene, they found the victim lying in the middle of the street, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Two suspects, including a juvenile, were taken into custody not long after the shooting.  Memphis Police Department spokesperson Monique Martin said the shooting was probably the result of a fight.

"What we are able to gather at this point is that it was an ongoing feud between two groups of boys, and it escalated to a shooting," Martin said.

Police are question one witness in the shooting.

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