Man shot, killed during robbery; suspect also shot

Man shot, killed during robbery; suspect also shot

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A robbery attempt turned deadly when two people were shot.

The shooting happened next to a grocery store on McLemore Avenue after 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Police said a man tried to rob a man when a fight broke out.

The suspect shot and killed the 24-year-old victim, according to Memphis Police Department.

While this happened, a witness ran to his car, got a gun, and shot at the 18-year-old robbery suspect.

The robbery victim died from his injuries, and the suspect was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The man who shot the accused robber ran away after the shooting. Police are now searching for him.

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