Man shot at northeast Memphis gas station


MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man was critically injured in a shooting at a northeast Memphis gas station Friday night.

Officers responded to the Shell Gas Station on Sycamore View near Shelby Oaks Drive sometime after 10:30 p.m.

Police said the man was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The suspect was reportedly armed with a silver gun and wearing a red hat, a blue shirt and blue pants. Police said the suspect fled the scene on foot.

Police hope someone nearby saw what happened.

“No crime occurs in a vacuum,” MPD spokesperson Louis Brownlee said. “Someone sees what’s going on in our community. Someone sees what’s going on in our neighborhood. In order to protect our community, we have to do the right thing.”

This is still an active MPD investigation.

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

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