Victim in Parkway Village shooting runs to nearby school for help


Police can be seen in the parking lot of Sheffield Elemlentary on Monday. (Luke Jones., WREG)

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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.

Police said the shooting happened here in the 3300 block of Creighton.

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