Elderly man carjacked, shot early Thursday morning - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Elderly man carjacked, shot early Thursday morning

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - An elderly man was carjacked and shot early Thursday morning at the Northgate Shopping Center, located in the 3200 block of Millington Road.

Memphis Police Department spokesperson Monique Martin said the victim, a 67-year-old man, was taken to The MED in critical condition.

The victim told police his car, a gray 2005 Chrysler 300, was taken around 6:00 a.m. Police have not released a description of the suspect or suspects.  The car was later found, abandoned.

Late Thursday morning, shoppers at Northgate said they planned to be more careful.

"It kinda scares me, because I'm always up here shopping at Krogers and CityTran, where I just came out of," Sarah Benton said. "It kind of scares me, because I'm the type of person that shops by myself."

Martin said police are still investigating the incident, and victim has not yet been identified.

If you have information that could aid police, call CrimeStoppers at 901-528-CASH.

Stay with Action News 5 and WMCTV.com for updates on this story.

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