The Commercial Appeal

One child dead, another hospitaliz­ed after shootings

- Timberly Moore

Two separate Saturday evening shootings have left one child dead and another in the hospital, according to Memphis police.

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the 800 block of Kney, in North Memphis, at 5:22 p.m. Saturday. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police said they devel- oped a suspect, but have no one in custody.

A 12-year-old girl was shot in the ankle in the 1900 block of Bonnie in Whitehaven. She was taken to a hospital in noncritica­l condition.

Police have a suspect in custody, but no charges have been filed.

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