MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A woman is dead after a shooting that took place on Friday in Oakhaven.

According to Memphis Police, around 10:40 a.m., officers responded to the 4300 Block of East Proctor Drive where they found one female victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

Police say the 24-year-old woman was shot while sitting in a car with two other people.

“The shooting came from the woods down there, a couple of young men ran towards my house,” a witness said. “I walked down the street and found the young lady lying under the bumper of her car dead. It looked like she got out and tried to run in the house but didn’t make it.”

Neighbors say she was a mother and children were at the home when the shooting took place.

“She was a quiet sweet young girl as far as I know,” the witness said.

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Despite this recent violence, this man says he’s still hoping to spread love on the block.

“That’s terrible, that’s bad, bad because coming the 17th of June we are having a kids’ block party,” he said. “For this to happen that kind of put a cloud over it.”

Police haven’t released a motive but say it appears the suspect is known to the victim and neighbors are saying it was an ambush.

There have been no arrests made at this time but this is still an ongoing investigation.