One dead after gas station robbery - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

One dead after gas station robbery

Police say the shooting appears to have occurred during a robbery. (Photo Source: WMC Action News 5) Police say the shooting appears to have occurred during a robbery. (Photo Source: WMC Action News 5)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Even with rain moving into Memphis, Saturday night and Sunday morning saw plenty of violence.

Police were busy investigating a string of shootings, including a fatality around 1 a.m. at the In and Out Market on Lamar Avenue.

According to a customer who attempted to go to the market, police officers were not letting anyone on the property while they investigated the murder.

"So he was just laying out here, like on the other side; just laying out here," said the customer.

Officials say officers called to the gas station found a man lying in the parking lot with a gunshot wound. Paramedics made the scene and the victim was pronounced dead.

A preliminary investigation revealed the man was shot during a robbery.

There is no suspect information available at this time, police are asking anyone with information to call CrimeStoppers at (901) 528-CASH.

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