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Two Dead Following Violent Night in Memphis

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(Memphis)  Memphis Police detectives are investigating a series of violent incidents overnight that left two people dead and sent three people to the hospital.

In Westwood, police say they found a 28-year-old woman’s body around 4 a.m. Friday in the 3600 block of Weaver Road near Fields.

Witnesses told police that the woman was shot by a person in an unidentified vehicle. The woman had been a passenger in the car and had just gotten out when the shooting happened.

In Parkway Village, a 29-year-old man is dead after a shooting at the Ten Mile Creek Apartments near American Way and Getwell. This happened just before 2 a.m. Friday.

Police say the man had been involved in an altercation with another man just before the shooting happened. The man died from a gunshot wound to the chest.

In South Memphis, police are investigating a triple shooting near the old Defense Depot.

Police say three people were shot outside a house on Ketchum Road west of Airways around 11 p.m. Thursday.

All three victims were taken to the MED with minor injuries.

Police haven’t yet identified any suspects in this case.¬†Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at (901) 528-CASH.


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