Man shot while exiting elevator inside Memphis motel - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man shot while exiting elevator inside Memphis motel

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

One person was injured in a shooting inside the Governor's Inn on Mt. Moriah Road, according to Memphis Police Department.

Emergency crews rushed to the scene just before 4:30 a.m.

Officers said the 37-year-old shooting victim was sitting in a chair in the lobby. He said a man wearing a black mask shot him when he got off the elevator on the second floor of the motel. He said the shooter first demanded money and then opened fire.

The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition but was later upgraded to non-critical condition.

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