MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis police are investigating a shooting at Interstate 240 and Getwell Road.
Eastbound lanes of I-240 were shut down for a time while police gathered evidence but have since reopened.
According to police, someone fired at least one shot from a car and hit a man who was driving eastbound on I-240 Thursday afternoon.
The man was taken to Regional One Hospital in critical condition. MPD said his condition was upgraded and listed as stable a short time later.
Officers are looking for a black Chrysler 300 that was traveling east on I-240.
Officers said two cars passed the victim when a man with dreads fired from his vehicle.
If anyone witnessed this incident or has information, they should call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.
According to the Memphis Police Department, there have been 49 shootings on Memphis interstates this year.
There were 83 interstate shootings in 2020 and 45 interstate shootings in 2019.
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