Teen wanders into auto repair parking lot saying he was shot

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The trusty family Silverado broke down on Wells Station Road Wednesday night, but what they thought was a bad night suddenly got much worse when a teenager walked up.

"He was shot in his abdomen and was bleeding everywhere," said one family member who didn't want to be identified.

The family wrapped bandanas around his wound, put him in the back of their truck and called police.

They sat in a parking lot of an auto repair shop with a broken car and a bleeding stranger.

They didn't hear the shots over the idling Silverado but had a clue what happened.

"Right before that we saw 3 kids going that way and then these other two kids came from their and said he had been shot."

She directed her gaze down Gray street, thinking the shooting happened somewhere down the street.

Many in Nutbush said as shocking as it is, it's not the first time teenagers have been caught in the crossfire in this neighborhood.

It's not the first time strangers stepped in and tried to stop the bleeding, and sadly, they don't think it will be the last.

"I have a 13-year-old and a 6-year-old and hits close to home," said a mother in the area.

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