Father shot while house hunting for family - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Father shot while house hunting for family

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A father of two was shot while searching for a house in Memphis, according to his family.

"It's stupid; it's senseless. They need to end some of it. It's too much violence going on around here," neighbor Mary Thomas said.

Memphis Police Department said officers found the victim in his car at around noon on Monday near the intersection of Holman Place and Walker Avenue. 

The victim's family said the victim was in the area trying to find a new home for his family.

"I ran to him to see what's wrong and he was already crawling to a yard by the time I got to him," neighbor Cashun Jeans said.

Investigators said the shots that injured the victim came from a black truck. The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

It's unclear who was driving the truck. If you know anything about the shooter(s), call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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