MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man is in critical condition after being shot in Orange Mound.

Police responded to the shooting at 4:45 a.m. at Park and Airways.

The area was blocked off for nearly four hours while police investigated.

Pete Ford cleans the parking lot near the gas station where the shooting happened. He said he sees people with guns all the time.

“We see them all day every day, hanging out here. Boy walked in the other day with an assault rifle under his arm, walked in got a faygo and walked out, but the law allows it,” Ford said.

Ford said he’s just happy more people weren’t hurt considering how many people are normally in the area.

“We had one happen here two or three days ago. There is a lot of shootings going on that y’all don’t even know about. It’s all the time. Everybody has a pistol,” said Pete Ford who lives in the area.

Police said no arrests have been made at this time.

If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at (901)-528-CASH.

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