Man arrested for attempted murder in Governors Inn shooting - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man arrested for attempted murder in Governors Inn shooting

Cornelius McClenton (SOURCE: SCSO) Cornelius McClenton (SOURCE: SCSO)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged with attempted first degree murder and attempted aggravated robbery for a shooting at a hotel on September 17.

Memphis police said Cornelius McClenton's female accomplice knocked on the victim's door at the Governors Inn in the 2400 block of Mt. Moriah Road, and McClenton then rushed into the room when the victim opened the door. 

Police said he held the man at gunpoint and demanded him to "give me everything."

The man said McClenton then started shooting and the victim was shot in the stomach. He was transported to Regional Health Care in critical condition. 

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