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Memphis Police say man accidentally shot himself at area hotel

Police responded to a shooting at the Express Inn at 2700 South Perkins Road Thursday. They later said he had accidentally shot himself.
Credit: Ryan Cleek / WATN

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — UPDATED: Memphis Police said a man accidentally shot himself at a local hotel the day before Thanksgiving.

Officers responded to a shooting call just after 4:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Express Inn at 2700 South Perkins Road. They said a man was found shot and taken to Regional One Hospital in critical condition.

Investigators said they later learned the man had accidentally shot himself.

They did not say if he would face any charges.