Suspected robber shot during robbery attempt; police search for other suspect

Suspected robber shot during robbery attempt; police search for other suspect

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A suspected robber rushed to the hospital Friday afternoon after he was shot during an attempted robbery.

Police responded to a shots fired call at 6343 Green Grove Drive shortly before 3:30 p.m. Officials say two people were working inside of the home when two other men entered and attempted to rob the workers at gunpoint.

One of the robbery victims then shot one of the suspects. The wounded suspect was transferred to Regional one in critical condition.

The other suspect fled the scene and is still on the run as of Friday evening.

WMC Chopper 5 flew over the scene where a van from Americas Best Carpet and Tile Cleaning could be seen parked in the driveway of a home.

The shooting has some neighbors taking more precautions.

"Just keep your eyes open and be aware of your surroundings, but like I said for the most part things like that don't happen around here," said Quinton Powell.

WMC Action News 5 is working to learn more about how the shooting occurred.

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