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Published on May 12, 2024
Man Critically Injured in Daytime Shooting in Memphis, Suspect at LargeSource: Google Street View

A violent outbreak in Memphis has left one man fighting for his life following a daylight shooting, officials reported. The Memphis Police Department was called to the scene of the shooting on Arlington Avenue near Malone Avenue at approximately 4:35 p.m., where they discovered the man with gunshot wounds.

The incident, which unfolded in the Bethel Grove neighborhood, has intensified concerns regarding public safety in the area. Responding officers found the victim, whose identity has yet to be disclosed, and promptly transported him to Regional One Hospital, Action News 5 reported. His condition was described as critical, and at this time, the shooter remains unidentified, and at large.

Details regarding the motive and circumstances surrounding the shooting remain scarce as an investigation is ongoing. In their efforts to apprehend the suspect, local authorities are asking for the community's help. Anyone with information is encouraged to come forward and can anonymously reach out to the police at 901-528-CASH, according to WREG.

No further information regarding the suspect or potential leads has been made available by the police, FOX13 Memphis reported. As the investigation proceeds, residents are reminded to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the authorities.