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Published on May 22, 2024
Man Critical After Shooting in Memphis's Hickory Hill; Police Seek Suspect, Community on AlertSource: Google Street View

A violent evening in the Memphis neighborhood of Hickory Hill has left one man battling for his life following a shooting incident, authorities confirm. The Memphis Police Department responded to a call at The Parkway Apartments on Blackraven Drive around 6:30 p.m. yesterday, where they found a male victim with a gunshot wound.

He was immediately taken to Regional One Hospital where he remains in critical condition. According to Local Memphis, the police have not yet released any information on potential suspects in the case.

The shooting occurred at The Parkway Apartments situated off Ridgeway Boulevard, a location now marked by the violence of the incident. As reported by Action News 5, the police were called to the scene at around 6:40 p.m. Police have not released any suspect information, leaving the community on edge as the perpetrator remains at large.

The investigation into this shooting is ongoing, and police are calling on anyone with information to step forward. "MPD usually asks those with information about incidents like these to call CrimeStoppers at 901-528-CASH," as per Local Memphis. In critical condition, the victim's survival hangs in the balance as the Memphis community grapples with yet another incident of gun violence that disrupts the semblance of security in its streets.

As of now, it seems the puzzle of motivations, and movements leading up to the trigger pull remain unsolved. Detectives are tirelessly piecing together this grim tableau, hopeful to bring justice to a neighborhood too often acquainted with the echo of gunshots. Further details will surface as WREG keeps the public informed on the developments of this ongoing investigation.