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Two people were killed and at least six injured in a shooting at the Tennessee Block Party

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Two people were killed and at least six injured in a shooting at a block party in Memphis, Tennessee, authorities said.

The incident was reported around 7:39 p.m., south of Simons Bank Liberty Stadium, next to Orange Mound Park.

Police said about 300 people were attending an unauthorized block party at the time.

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Police said one of the six victims was in critical condition.

Investigators first reported that there had been a total of 16 victims, but later reduced that number to eight after noticing that several victims appeared to have been counted more than once.

It is unclear whether any arrests have been made. Authorities said they were investigating what started the violence.

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