Memphis police responded at 12:42 a.m. ET near New Covington Pike and Austin Peay Highway found six victims who were “all allegedly shot by suspects in a black SUV,” their department said.
Four victims remained in critical condition, Memphis police said hours later. The other two patients had been upgraded to non-critical condition, they said.
In the Memphis shooting, “three of the victims involved are currently in custody as they were in possession of a stolen vehicle,” police said, adding that an investigation is ongoing.
No hospital staff were injured in the shooting, Methodist Healthcare in Memphis said in a statement.
At the hospital, employees guided patients away from the emergency department waiting area as the medical facility’s security team and Memphis police responded to the shooting, he said. declared. The patients were treated and taken to Regional One Health and Le Bonheur hospitals.