A man was transported to Regional One in critical condition. The child, believed to be a boy, suffered non-life threatening injuries.
“He on the ground. He’s shot,” an eyewitness said. “He got shot in the back of the head.”
The eyewitness posted video from the crime scene on Twitter:
Man Shot in the back of the head at Oak Court Mall Memphis tn Subcribe For More live Action!! https://t.co/5LNgFkfnSt— Latamara Mason (@MasonLatamara) November 21, 2021
At 6:19 pm, officers responded to a shooting at 4465 Poplar. One adult male was xported to ROH in critical condition. A juvenile was injured and xported to LeBonheur in non-critical condition.
Officers have two detained.
— Memphis Police Dept (@MEM_PoliceDept) November 21, 2021
The once high-end mall has become a haven for crime and violence.
The city of Memphis is in the midst of a war, but the city council refuses to provide police the resources they need to keep the city safe.