Lovers quarrel leaves one dead at Memphis motel

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police say a man was shot and killed around 4:30 a.m. at the Days Inn on American Way between Lamar and Getwell.

According to investigators, the victim was at the hotel with a woman when his ex-girlfriend showed up and the former couple argued.

Investigators say she left, then returned later with another man.

The two men argued and the ex-boyfriend was shot.

Officers stopped the suspect on I-240 near Lamar where they discovered he had accidentally shot himself.

He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Police are still searching for the ex-girlfriend.



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