TBI: 1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at home used as a barber shop

At least 3 injured in Ripley, TN shooting

RIPLEY, TN (WMC) - One person was killed and two people were injured in a shooting near Rice Park in Ripley, Tennessee.

The shooting occurred in a house on Watkins Street, near the park, around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. Crime scene tape surrounds the home, where the lights were still on several hours after the incident.  According to Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the home was used as a barber shop.

TBI said two masked men entered the home and fired guns during an attempted robbery, shooting the three people.

One victim, 20-year-old Clarence Evans died. The other two victims were taken to a Memphis hospital. Their conditions are currently unknown.

TBI and Ripley police are investigating the situation and searching for the people responsible. If you have any information that could help investigators, please call TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.

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