One person dead, several others wounded after shooting in Tennessee

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DYERSBURG, Tenn. — One person is dead and several others were wounded after a shooting in Dyersburg, WREG reports.

WREG was told a female was killed. Two others, one of whom is a child, was flown to Memphis for treatment.

According to police, the individuals were shot in a residential area on Longfellow.

Several others were taken to the hospital in Dyersburg where it subsequently was put on lockdown Thursday evening.

Hospital policy dictates when multiple victims are brought in from the same crime scene, the emergency room goes into lockdown for everyone’s safety.

Police would not tell WREG if they have a suspect in custody.