MEMPHIS, TN (abc24.com) - Memphis police are searching for suspects in an early Monday morning nightclub shooting that left two people dead and one person critically injured.
Police were called to the Level II Club at 5020 American Way around 3 a.m. on Monday, October 22. When they arrived, witnessed told officers that several people were leaving the club when an unknown suspect or suspects pulled up and opened fire on their car. The driver and two passengers were shot; a fourth person in the vehicle moved the injured driver to the backseat and drove to a gas station at Park Avenue and Mt. Moriah and called for help.
When paramedics arrived they pronounced the 20-year-old driver dead on the scene. The passengers were transported to The MED where one 20-year-old victim later died and a 19-year-old victim remains in critical condition. The driver was later identified as Derrick Lane; the second deceased victim was identified as Cameron Merritt.
So far there are no suspects in custody. Anyone with information on this deadly shooting should call CrimeStoppers at (901) 528-CASH (2274). You can also submit your tip at 528cash.org, or text the word AWARD to 274637 (CRIMES). You will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible to receive a cash reward.