MPD investigating early morning shooting in Orange Mound

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A woman was critically injured after a disagreement reportedly turned violent in Orange Mound.

The shooting happened around 2 a.m. in the 1000 block of Haynes Street.

Police told WREG two female neighbors had been arguing all day about alleged stolen property when things escalated into a physical altercation late Tuesday evening.

According to one witness, the victim and several other individuals were fighting with a hammer.

After breaking up the fight, a 23-year-old man police say is related to one of the individuals involved pulled out a gun and shot the 33-year-old victim.

The suspect the fled south on Haynes Street.

Police know the suspect’s identity and where he lives, but have not been able to locate him.

Several others were also been detained in connection to the shooting.