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Memphis hospital in lockdown after at least eight people are injured in a shootout at the ER

Memphis hospital in lockdown after at least eight people are injured in a shootout at the ER

At least eight people have been injured in a shooting at a hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, according to local news sources.

The shooting occurred outside the entrance to the city’s Methodist North Hospital emergency room, with police arriving to the scene at around 12:47 a.m. on Tuesday.

Police confirmed at least eight people had been shot in the incident, according to ABC24. The local news outlet reported that a silver sedan had stopped at the median of the intersection Austin Peay and Walter K Singleton parkway.

The vehicle had at least 20 bullet holes in its driver’s side, the report said.

The hospital and the adjacent streets are believed to be on lockdown. The status of the shooter is currently unknown.

This is a breaking news story. More to follow…

The shooting occurred outside the entrance to the city’s Methodist North Hospital emergency room, with police arriving to the scene at around 12:47 a.m. on Tuesday

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