Teen shot when someone opened fire on Southwest Memphis home

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A  16-year-old boy was shot in both legs while standing in his kitchen early Friday morning, family members say.

There were five people inside the home on Dotberry Cove in Southwest Memphis when someone fired into the front and back of the house.

We saw were police had marked off several bullet holes.

The teen was taken to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, but released several hours later.

The teen's 14-year-old brother was also in the house at the time of the shooting.

Witnesses told WREG several people were responsible for the shooting and they saw three suspects run from the scene.

Police have not released any suspect information.

If you know anything that could help investigators, call Crime Stoppers at (901) 528-CASH.


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