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Man dead after shooting inside Downtown Memphis apartment building

Memphis police are investigating a deadly shooting in the Exchange Building
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MPD investigating deadly shooting at Exchange Building in Downtown Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — UPDATED @ 8:50 a.m. - The suspect is described as a Black man, 5'5", last seen wearing a red and black baseball cap, a black mask, a white t-shirt, jeans and red/white and black Jordans.  He was armed with a black handgun, last seen running from the Exchange Building.

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A man is dead after being shot overnight in Downtown Memphis.

According to the Memphis Police Department, a shooting happened inside the Exchange Building just before 3 a.m.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a man who had been shot inside an apartment.  The victim was taken to Regional One Hospital, where he died.

Officers have two people detained for questioning.

This is an ongoing investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.