Man Shot Outside Of Grocery Store

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - A shooting outside of a grocery store has left one man in critical condition.

Memphis Police say at about 8:30 this morning a man was shot as he was entering the Springdale Grocery in the 2200 block of Eldridge Avenue. The victim then ran a short distance and collapsed. He was taken to Regional One in critical condition.

Officers on the scene, which is in the Hyde Park neighborhood north of Rhodes College, said a man walked up to them and said he shot the person in self-defense after the victim attempted to rob him.

No charges have been filed at this point as the investigation continues.


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