6-year-old girl dies in hospital after drive-by shooting in Hickory Hill Monday night

6-year-old girl dies in hospital after being shot in Hickory Hill drive-by shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A drive-by shooting Monday night in Hickory Hill left a 6-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy in critical condition. Memphis police are now reporting the 6-year-old girl died after fighting for her life at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Tuesday night.

The shooting happened at a residence on Kirby Mills Cove near Bills Morris Parkway around 8:30 p.m. Neighbors reported having heard loud gunshots and took cover.

Investigators found multiple homes had been struck by bullets.

This latest shooting comes days after 10-year-old Jadon Knox was shot and killed outside this Orange Mound home. Police say he was outside when a man in a white car fired a gun. No arrests have been made.

Memphis police director pleas for information on suspects in drive-by shooting injuring 2 juveniles

Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings is urging anyone with information, in either case, to come forward.

Police have not released the identities of the children. The 16-year-old is still in critical condition.

Copyright 2020 WMC. All rights reserved.