A fourth juvenile has been shot this week – the latest in Frayser.
The 16-year-old male was taken to the hospital in critical condition early Friday morning after police responded to the shooting, according to a tweet from the Memphis Police Department.
At 12:44am, officers responded to a 16-year-old male shooting victim at 1874 Dessa Dr. The victim was xported critical to ROH.
Prelim info: suspects in a silver Camaro and a black truck fired shots at the victim as he walked from the store.
— Memphis Police Dept (@MEM_PoliceDept) January 24, 2020
Three other children have died this week from gunshot wounds. The first shooting occurred Sunday, when 10-year-old Jadon Knox was shot and killed while playing outside of his home. On Monday, 6-year-old Ashlynn Luckett and 16-year-old Lequan Boyd were shot inside a residence. Luckett was pronounced dead on Tuesday and Boyd’s death was announced Wednesday.
Police said preliminary information on Friday’s shooting indicates two suspects fired at the victim from a silver Chevrolet Camero and a black truck as he walked near a store.
No arrests have been made.