15-year-old in critical condition after Whitehaven shooting, police say

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis police are investigating two overnight shooting at a local motel and a gas station that were reportedly related.

A 15-year-old was taken to Regional One after the shooting at the gas station. The teen is in critical condition.

Police received a call about the shooting at the Fill N Save at 1341 Winchester Rd. around 3:10 a.m.

Another shooting happened at Memory Lane Inn & Suites in the 3500 block of Elvis Presley Boulevard.

According to MPD, a call about the shooting came in at 3:10 a.m.

One person told FOX13 they heard two or three gunshots at the motel.


Witnesses said the shooting stemmed from a possible robbery attempt.

Two people have been detained, according to MPD.

No suspect information has been released.

Investigators said several surveillance cameras at different angles could help them in the investigation.

Call CrimeStoppers at 901-528-CASH with any information related to these incidents.