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I-240 open; MPD continues to investigate highway shooting

MPD had eastbound lanes of I-240 between Getwell and South Perkins closed for a time early Tuesday morning
Credit: WATN

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — UPDATE 6:10 a.m.: I-240 has reopened and traffic is moving along.

The shooting investigation continues.


A section of Interstate 240 is closed Tuesday morning while Memphis police officers investigate a shooting.

All eastbound lanes of I-240 have been shut down between Getwell and South Perkins.

Local 24 News has confirmed one person was injured and taken to an area hospital.  

A vehicle on the scene had multiple bullet holes in it and a window was shot out.

There is no suspect information at this time.

MPD says that section of I-240 will be shut down for an unspecified time.  Take an alternate route.

Credit: WATN

This is an ongoing investigation.