One dead after seven people shot at birthday party for child in Tennessee

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DYERSBURG, Tenn. — Seven people were shot during a birthday party for a 2-year-old child in Tennessee Thursday night, and at least one woman is dead and a 6-year-old child is among the injured.

WMC in Tennessee reports a 6-year-old child was rushed to a hospital after the shooting, and a 21-year-old woman was dead when police arrived. Dyersburg is about 80 miles northeast of Memphis.

Other victims were taken to a nearby hospital, which has also been placed on lock-down as a precaution.

WMC reports the shooting occurred at a birthday party for a 2-year-old child, and police are currently searching for one to three people who may be responsible.

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