Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) health center and office were the site of a possible shooting between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, 2016. There are no casualties or injuries as a result of this activity. At this time PPGMR has no reason to believe that our health center, our patients, or our staff were the intended target. The investigation is ongoing and PPGMR is cooperating fully with the Memphis Police Department. PPGMR will provide information as it becomes available.


Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR), founded in 1938, is an affiliate of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. PPGMR’s mission is to ensure broad public access to reproductive and related health care through clinic services, education, advocacy and community partnerships in serving 42 counties in West Tennessee, North Mississippi and East Arkansas.


Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region


Latrivia Welch
Director of Communications and Marketing
(901) 725-3025


April 14, 2016