MPD: Man critically wounded in shooting on Lamar


MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A man is fighting for his life after being shot on Lamar on Saturday evening, according to Memphis Police.

Memphis Police said the shooting happened in the 2700 block of Lamar Avenue, which is near the intersection of Lamar and Pendleton. When officers arrived, they located a man sustaining a gunshot wound, and he was transported to Regional One Hospital in critical condition.

MPD said one person has been detained.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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