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Nearly 100 people showed up to Curtis Hixon Park last night shortly after 9:30 p.m. causing a disturbance and fighting.
Detectives believe the suspect and victim were part of this crowd. Police are asking for the public's assistance. Any information and tips regarding this shooting should be sent to Crime Stoppers at 800-873-TIPS. This includes any cell phone video and social media post. Attached is a short clip of one of the fights that occurred at the park just after 9:30 p.m.
Dispatch received multiple reports of shots fired at Curtis Hixon Park around 12:14 a.m. Sunday morning. Units responded and discovered one victim near the east side of the park. Officers immediately begin lifesaving efforts until fire rescue arrived and transported the victim to TGH, where he succumbed to his injuries. The shooting does not appear to be random. It is early in the investigation. Updates will be provided as they become available.