Man critically injured following North Memphis shooting

Man critically injured following North Memphis shooting

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A man is in critical condition after he was shot in North Memphis.

The shooting happened in the 2200 block of Eldridge near Springdale Street just after 8:30 a.m.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man who had been shot. He was taken to Regional Medical Center in critical condition.

The victim told officers he had been shot at Springdale Grocery and ran to a home where he collapsed.

Investigators said the suspect walked up to officers and said he shot the victim in self-defense after the victim attempted to rob him. The suspect was detained, but no charges have been filed at this point.

This investigation is ongoing.

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