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Late night shootings send three to The MED

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

At least three people are recovering this morning after being shot late last night.

Memphis Fire Department says it happened at two locations around 11 p.m. last night.

The first two people were shot in the forty four hundred block of Laird Drive in Hickory Hill.

Officers received shots fired call and located two victims in front of 4455 Laird. Victim, male, 20, and transported to the MED in stable condition. Victim, male, 17, was transported to the MED by MFD in critical condition. Officers received information that a black Honda possibly a Civic pulled up and the occupants started shooting at the victims.

The second shooting happened in the twenty eight hundred block of Brewer Avenue at approximately 11:16 p.m. Officers responded to an Aggravated Assault at 2850 Brewer. 

Upon arriving on the scene, officers located a nineteen year old male lying on the ground in front of 2850 Brewer with an apparent gunshot wound.  The Memphis Fire Department made the scene and transported the victim to the Regional Medical Center in critical condition where he was later pronounced deceased. Additional victims connected to this scene were also located. Two males, eighteen and twenty, and one female, seventeen, all suffered from apparent gunshot wounds and were transported to the Regional Medical Center in non-critical condition. All three victims have since been released from the hospital.

The preliminary investigation reveals that this incident stemmed from a dice game involving all parties mentioned above. A disagreement occurred and gunfire was exchanged.

The deceased victim's identity has not yet been released.

No charges have been filed at this point.

This is an ongoing investigation.


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