Two people dead, two others injured after shooting in East Memphis


UPDATE: The victims have been identified as 15-year-old Tyree Jones and 18-year-old Steven Goggins.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two people were killed and two others injured after a shooting in East Memphis.

According to police, first responders arrived on Barron Avenue near Dogwood Drive late Wednesday evening to find a car with two men dead inside.

Two more victims were driven by private vehicle to St. Francis Hospital. One victim was reportedly then transferred to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.

Both of those victims are expected to be okay.

Authorities said all four victims were exiting their vehicle when the suspects drove by in a small sedan, possibly a Nissan, and began firing.

Police do not have any additional information on the suspects or a motive. If you know anything, call Crime Stoppers at (901) 528-CASH.

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