3-year-old Memphis boy shoots younger child; caretaker sought

9 month ago

Memphis news, Tennessee news.

Authorities in Memphis are searching for the male caretaker of two toddlers after one of them shot the other Friday afternoon.

Officers responded to reports of gunfire at a home on East Belle Haven Road at around 1 p.m.

A woman told police that a 3-year-old boy shot another child, a 2-year-old boy, in the right arm.

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  • The victim was taken to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital where he was initially listed in critical condition.

    The woman said that she left the kids in the care of a male friend who fled the scene after the shooting.

    Police are now looking for the friend’s car believed to be a 2014 Chevy with Tennessee tags BNM20290.