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Police report 4 dead after night of shootings in Memphis

Published: Jun. 11, 2021 at 5:46 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 7:58 AM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis police reported three shootings within the last 12 hours resulting in four deaths.

Early Friday morning officers blocked off a section of roadway on Airways Boulevard between Lamar Avenue and Park to investigate a double homicide. They have since moved to Deadrick just before Lamar Avenue and Park Avenue.

According to a Tweet from Memphis Police Department, two victims were found shot to death in a vehicle overnight around 1:30 a.m.

Memphis police say another overnight shooting is also under investigation after a woman was shot and killed near Jackson Avenue.

The department says officers found the victim suffering a gunshot wound on Orchi Road and where she was pronounced deceased.

A man also died in the hospital after a shooting on Hollywood Street just before 11 p.m. Thursday night.

Investigators say the man was rushed to the hospital in critical condition but did not survive his injuries.

No suspect information is available in any of the investigations. If you have information regarding these cases, call CrimeStoppers at 901-528-CASH.

There have been 111 murders year-to-date in Memphis compared to 97 this time last year.

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