MPD: Woman fatally struck by gunfire while watching fireworks

MPD: Woman fatally struck by gunfire while watching fireworks

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - What started as a woman watching fireworks on the Fourth of July ended in her being rushed to the hospital where she later died.

According to the Memphis Police Department, the woman was at a residence on Olympic Street near Bellevue Boulevard when she was struck by gunfire around 10 p.m.

Officials say, when she arrived at the hospital she was pronounced deceased.

MPD says this is an ongoing investigation.

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