MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One person was taken to a hospital and a school placed on lockdown after the victim of a shooting in Parkway Village ran to a nearby school for help, police said.
Police responded Monday afternoon to to the 4200 block of Forest Park. That is the address of the Shrine School, a special needs school, near Sheffield High School and Sheffield Elementary.
Police said an adult male was shot outside behind a building, and taken to the hospital in non-critical condition. The Shrine School was then placed on lockdown.
Police later said the shooting happened in the 3300 block of Creighton, when the victim was approached by a man, and they began arguing. The suspect shot the victim and fled in a black 2012 Mercedes.
The victim ran to Sheffield Shrine School seeking help, police said.