6-year-old, teenager injured during drive-by shooting near Bill Morris Parkway, police say

3 juveniles shot within 24 hours across Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis police are urging someone to come forward after three juveniles were shot within 24 hours across Memphis.

The latest of the shootings sent two juveniles to the hospital. Police said they were shot during a drive-by shooting Kirby Mills Cove near Bill Morris Parkway.

MPD said a 6-year-old girl and 16-year-old boy were injured during the shooting. Both victims were taken to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital where they are listed in extremely critical condition.

Neighbors told WMC Action News 5 they heard loud gunshots and ducked for cover. They were devastated to hear kids were shot.

This comes one day after a 10-year-old was shot and killed in Orange Mound. Police suspect this was a drive-by shooting.

If you have any information on these cases, please call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH.

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