Overnight shooting sends two to the hospital

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis police are investigating after two men were shot overnight at the New Horizon Apartments in Whitehaven.

The caller told dispatch her nephew and uncle were both shot around 11:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of Wessex Drive.

When authorities arrived, the victims stated they were outside the apartment talking when the suspect drove up in a sky blue Mercury Grand Marquis.

He asked if they were okay. When they replied yes, he pulled out a gun and started firing. The suspect reportedly fired eight to 10 shots before fleeing the scene.

Both men were taken to the Regional Medical Center but are expected to be okay.

The suspect is not in custody.

If you can help identify the suspect, you are asked to call CrimeStoppers at (901) 528-CASH.

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