MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One man is dead after a shooting at a motel along Lamar Avenue with a history of problems.
Officers were called to the Deluxe Inn Suites at 3456 Lamar early Friday morning and found a man with a gunshot wound on the second floor. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
One man told WREG he knew the person killed and believed it was over money. He also got a look at the person who did it can called police.
“I’ve seen him several times because he’s always on Lamar.”
Memphis police are already families with the motel. In 2019, they investigated two shootings, one of them deadly.
The year before a 15-year-old girl was injured in an accidental shooting in one of the rooms.
Then another woman told police she was assaulted and held against her will at the motel by two other women who were later arrested.
If you know anything, call Crime Stoppers at (901) 528-CASH.