Las autoridades de Tennessee están investigando los tiroteos que dejaron 6 gente -- incluso 3 adolescentes -- herido

Seis personas recibieron disparos la madrugada del martes cerca del Methodist North Hospital en Memphis., Tennesse, funcionarios del hospital y de la policía dijeron.

Officers were on a traffic stop near Raleigh LaGrange Road around midnight and heardmultiple shotsand saw a white SUV fleeing, Memphis Police said in a report.
At an apartment complex nearby, police said they found a white SUV that had one part of a gas pump still hanging from the gas tank and also had bullet holes. The car had been reported missing from the town of Collierville, aproximadamente 30 minutos de distancia.
      A aproximadamente 12:47 soy., officers responded to the Methodist North Hospital, where six shooting victims had arrived at the emergency room, según la policía. A car that had been hit by gunfire was found nearby, la policía dijo.
        Three of those victims remained in critical condition Tuesday afternoon, Memphis Police dicho. Another was in noncritical condition, while two others have been released, la policía dijo.
          The incident is among más que 400 tiroteos masivos this year in the United States, de acuerdo con la Archivo de violencia armada, which defines such incidents as those in which at least four people are shot, not including a shooter.
          Investigators determined 19-year-old Reginald Felix was with a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old in the stolen white SUV early Tuesday when they were shot at near Raleigh LaGrange Roadwhere officers had first heard shots that night, according to the police report.
          A fourth victim was struck at that location and was taken to the hospital by a private vehicle, authorities added.
          A 14-year-old and a 25-year-old drove Felix and the two teens from the apartment complex where the SUV was found to the hospital. While en route, they were also shot at byunknown suspects,” la policía dijo.
          The five injured victims abandoned their car and ran to the hospital, policía agregó.
          Felix, who was among those released from the hospital, was charged with theft of property between $ 10,000 y $ 60,000, según la policía. Shelby County jail records show Felix remained in custody Tuesday afternoon. It is unknown if he has an attorney.
          The 16-year-old, who was also released from the hospital, was taken to juvenile court and also charged with theft of property between $ 10,000 y $ 60,000. The 17-year-old, still being treated, is in custody and will face the same charge, la policía dijo.
          Authorities don’t know if the suspects and victims are known to each other, la policía dijo, adding that the investigation is ongoing.
            No hospital employees 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 while the medical facility’s security team and Memphis police responded to the shooting, decía. The patients were treated and taken to Regional One Health and Le Bonheur hospitals.

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