• Drug deal leads to shooting at Memphis apartment complex, victim driven to Burger King

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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Police are investigating after a man was shot near a Burger King in Memphis.

    The shooting happened around 8:45 p.m. at the New Horizon Apartments, police said.

    Investigators said the victim was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. His identity has not yet been released.


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    No suspect information has been provided by Memphis police at this point.

    A witness told police her boyfriend and another unknown man and herself were inside the New Horizon apartments for a drug deal, police records said. 

    After the drug deal was completed, someone opened fire into the car they were inside. The victim was shot and they drove to the Burger King for help. 

    The victim and his girlfriend asked someone inside the Burger King for help, police said. 

    Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH.

    This is a developing story. Stay with FOX13 for the latest updates. 

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