Shooting Tragedy Leaves One Dead, Three Injured in Hickory Hill

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A tragic incident unfolded in Hickory Hill as a man lost his life and three others sustained injuries during an overnight shooting, Memphis authorities reported.

The Memphis Police Department (MPD) received a distressing call around 2:45 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, alerting them to a shooting on the 3500 block of Kirby Parkway. Upon arrival, officers discovered one man had succumbed to gunshot wounds while three additional individuals had been wounded.

Of the injured, one man was rushed to Regional One Health in critical condition, another was taken for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, and a fourth victim arrived independently at Baptist East, according to police statements.

As the investigation unfolds, no further details surrounding the circumstances of the shooting have been disclosed to the public. Authorities are urging anyone with knowledge pertaining to the incident to come forward and contact CrimeStoppers at 901-528-CASH.

In times like these, the community’s collaboration and assistance are crucial in providing justice and closure to those affected by such senseless acts of violence. The authorities are working diligently to piece together the events of that fateful night and ensure that those responsible are held accountable for their actions.

Efforts to enhance security measures and combat gun violence in Memphis are ongoing, with a commitment to safeguarding the well-being of all residents and fostering a safer environment for everyone in the community.

The tragic events in Hickory Hill serve as a stark reminder of the urgent need for continued efforts in promoting peace and safety within neighborhoods, as every life lost to violence leaves a lasting impact on families and communities.

In the wake of this heartbreaking incident, the community stands together in unity, denouncing violence and pledging to work towards a future where such devastating events are but a distant memory.