MPD investigating shooting on I-240 at Lamar Ave., 1 in non-critical condition

MPD investigating shooting on I-240 at Lamar Ave.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis police are investigating an interstate shooting that sent a man to the hospital Wednesday morning.

Memphis police say the shooting happened in the westbound lanes of I-240 at the Lamar Avenue exit around 11 a.m.

A man called police saying he was shot while driving on the interstate. The victim went to the hospital in non-critical condition.

Investigators say the suspect was last seen driving a silver Nissan Maxima heading westbound on I-240.

Police shut down the westbound lanes of the interstate while they looked for evidence.

MPD investigating interstate shooting

This is a live look at I-240 westbound at Lamar. Police are searching for evidence in a shooting on the interstate. Here's what we know about the incident -->

Posted by WMC Action News 5 on Wednesday, October 7, 2020

This incident brings Memphis to 61 interstate shooting for 2020 with six of those investigations solved, according to the Memphis Police Department.

MPD asks anyone who has witnessed these shootings to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH with any information.

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