MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two people were shot in South Memphis Monday morning.
The shooting happened on Walnut Street near Crump Boulevard around 1 a.m.
Police say one person was pronounced dead at the scene and another person was taken to the hospital in non-critical condition. The victims have not been identified.
Officers on the scene appeared to be focused on the J&B Lounge, a late-night hangout in the area. Police have not confirmed whether anyone from the club was involved.
We tried to get more information, but the doors to the club were locked and the listed phone number said it had been disconnected.
So far this year, 226 people in the city have been murdered. That number is down compared to 286 murders this time last year. 276 cases MPD has investigated have been listed as homicides, compared to 321 homicides around this time last year.
This is an ongoing investigation.