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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

Three children ages 4, 3 and 6 months witnessed a deadly shooting Wednesday inside a Binghampton apartment where three people were shot according to a Memphis Police Department news release.

The deadly shooting took place at the Chickasaw Place Apartments on Mimosa Avenue shortly after 1 p.m.

MORE: 2 dead, 1 critical in apparent murder-suicide

Officers found a 24-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man dead inside the apartment.  A 51-year-old woman remains in critical condition at The MED.

The 6-month-old child was sent to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital to get checked out. But all three of the children were uninjured according to the MPD. The have been released to a family member.

The victim's identities have not been released.

Police have not released a motive for the shooting. However neighbors in the Chickasaw Place Apartments told FOX13 News the man shot the two woman before taking his own life.

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