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Three shootings occur within three hours

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

Memphis police are investigating three overnight shootings that occurred within three hours.

The first occurred at 2:34 a.m. Saturday night in the 2300 block of Silver Cove where officers found two males inside the residence with gunshot wounds. The 66-year-old victim was pronounced dead on the scene by paramedics; the second victim, 21-years-old, was transported to the Med in critical condition.

Memphis police say the 66-year-old victim is not positively identified yet. There is no suspect description at this time, and the investigation remains ongoing.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this shooting to call Crime Stoppers at (901) 528-CASH or call the MPD Homicide Bureau at (901) 636-3300.

The second Saturday night shooting occurred at 3:45 a.m. at a McDonald's at 1325 Ridgeway.

A preliminary investigation reveals two males were inside a Jeep Cherokee at the drive-thru window when an unidentified man opened the rear door in an attempt to get inside the vehicle. Police say a 29-year-old man inside the car shot the unknown man.

MPD says they did detain the suspect, but did not disclose his name; no charges have been filed.

The third shooting occurred at 4:52 a.m. at 887 Sumter where officers found an unresponsive 49-year-old woman lying on the couch with a gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead on the scene. MPD says she is not positively identified yet.

A preliminary investigation shows the woman and her 53-year-old husband were arguing when it became physical. Police say they fought over a gun and the victim was shot.

Police say they detained the husband on the scene, but did not reveal his identity; charges have not been filed yet. The investigation remains ongoing.

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