1 shot, killed near Memphis daycare center

1 shot, killed near Memphis daycare center (Image 1)
1 shot, killed near Memphis daycare center (Image 1)

One person was shot and killed near a Memphis daycare center Tuesday morning.

It happened around 8:30 a.m. near University of Little Scholars Learning Center located in the 900 block of East Raines Road, near Elvis Presley Boulevard, Local 24 News reported.

According to witnesses on the scene, the shooting victim worked at the daycare center.

Police said the gunman was barricaded inside a home on Ridgewood Park Road before he took his own life.  

Residents in the area were evacuated.

Authorities said the couple had a history of domestic violence incidents. 

The identities of the victim or gunman have not been released. 

*Local 24 News contributed to this report.

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