MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One person has died after being shot in Midtown Wednesday night.

Police responded to the shooting at 8 p.m. at the Belvedere Gardens Apartments near Madison Avenue.

A man was found suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses tell WREG two men ran up the stairs as folks were standing outside, spoke to the victim, and moments later shot him multiple times, killing him.

While the identity of victim has not been released, he is being remembered by neighbors as a “good guy” who enjoyed life.

His death comes on the heels of violent crime surging across the Bluff City, leaving many concerned about their safety.

Since the beginning of the year, there have been more than 2100 crimes reported in the area here along Madison Avenue, ranging from theft from motor vehicle to assault.

Police say no one is currently in custody for this shooting. Police have yet to release a motive for the shooting.

If you know anything about this incident, you are urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 901-528-CASH.