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Man shot during Lil Baby concert at FedExForum: Here’s what we know

One person is in critical condition after a shooting at the Lil Baby concert Thursday at FedExForum in Memphis, according to a tweet from the Memphis Police Department.

According to MPD, officers responded to the downtown shooting at 10:23 p.m. and a male victim of the shooting was located and transported to Regional One Health.

No other injuries have been reported.

FedExForum is being evacuated following an incident at the Lil Baby concert on Thursday, September 7, 2023 in Memphis.

MPD Information Officer Sgt. Louis Brownlee said the identity of the shooter was unknown, adding that it was also unknown whether the shooter and victim knew each other, how many times the victim was shot and how many shots were fired.

Brownlee also said it was unclear how the gun entered FedExForum. Those attending concerts at the venue go through a metal detector before being allowed entry.

Lil Baby was rushed off stage at around 10:20 pm in the middle of the song “Frozen”.

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FedExForum security rushed into the pit and appeared to be treating someone across the stage.

At around 10:25 p.m., people were told to evacuate FedExForum.

The Memphis Police Department is on the scene.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Jordan Green covers trending business news for The Commercial Appeal. She can be reached by email[email protected] or on Twitter@_green_jordan_

This article originally appeared on Memphis Commercial Appeal: Shooting at Lil Baby Concert in Memphis: Man in Critical Condition

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