MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One person died, and two others were taken to the hospital following a shooting at Cavelier Court Apartments early Thursday morning.
According to the Memphis Police Department, the shooting happened in the 2500 block of Peres Avenue just before 1 a.m.
One person was pronounced dead on arrival. One was taken to Regional One Health in critical condition; the other was taken to Regional One Health in non-critical condition.
WREG spoke to several people in this community about what happened but no one wanted to speak on camera for their own safety. One woman described this community as a “don’t ask, don’t tell” neighborhood.
Since January 1, Memphis Police have responded to at least 67 incidents within a 0.15-mile radius of the complex– most of the calls were for assaults.
MPD says the possible suspect vehicle was a white Buick SUV. This remains an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 901-528-2274.