MEMPHIS, TN (abc24.com) - Investigators say a fight over a cigarette sent one man to the hospital with a gunshot wound overnight near downtown Memphis.
Police were called to the 900-block of Peabody Avenue just west of I-240 shortly after midnight on Friday, November 2. When they arrived, they found a 37-year-old man with a gunshot wound in front of the apartments. Witnesses told officers the victim had gotten in an argument with someone he knew over a cigarette and a fight ensued. The suspect left the scene and returned, shooting the victim.
Investigators say witnesses heard shots fired but did not see the shooting take place; the suspect was last seen driving a gold Cadillac. The victim was transported to The MED, but neither his condition nor his identity have been released by police.
Anyone with information on this 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.