Police: Possible burglary suspect shot while breaking into Memphis home

Police: Possible burglary suspect shot while breaking into Memphis home
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Memphis Police Department is on the scene of a shooting on Spottswood Avenue near South Highland Street where one person was injured and another detained.

Officers said a victim has been taken to the hospital and is reported to be in critical condition.

Investigators determined the shooting victim was breaking into a home on Spottswood when he was shot.

The shooting occurred around noon on Thursday. This is an ongoing investigation.

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