1 killed in shooting at child’s birthday party in Tennessee

WCBD-Shooting gun bullets

DYERSBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say at least seven people have been shot, including one fatally, during a child’s birthday party at a home in western Tennessee.

Dyersburg Mayor John Holden, who’s been in contact with police, told Memphis station WHBQ-TV a female was killed in the shooting around 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Holden says others, including a 6-year-old, were hospitalized. The child’s condition wasn’t immediately known.

Police were still searching for a suspect or suspects but Holden said he thought the shooter and the victims knew each other. Holden said authorities had been called to the same home earlier in the day, but he didn’t know the nature of the call.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s