Memphis shooting: 2 people wounded in the Sheraton hotel

Two people are shot to death in Memphis, Tenn., in the downtown Sheraton hotel, police confirmed to FOX13.

Two people were found shot to death, including one in the leg, when the police arrived on the scene, the officials said. One of the two people shot to death and is now considered a possible suspect.

MPD: man shot in the legs. Upon arrival at the scene, officers located 2 victims were shot. There is no condition report is available at this time.

— Jim Spiewak (@JimFOX13Memphis) May 26, 2017


Two suspects remain on the loose, police said. Memphis Police describe a suspect as an African-American man between 19 and 20 years old, with a thin build and wearing a navy blue hat. The second suspect is an African-American woman between 19 and 20 years old, also with a thin build.

The Sheraton, which is now locked, as is sought by K-9 officers.

#BreakingNews @MEM_PoliceDept brings in the mobile command center as the situation remains in the hotel. police looking for 2 shooter

— Greg Coy (@GCoyFOX13) May 26, 2017

Sources told FOX13 that the shooting happened on the seventh floor of the Sheraton, that was hosting a graduation ceremony on the inside of the Cook Convention Center at the time.

Follow us

Don't be shy, get in touch. We love meeting interesting people and making new friends.

Most popular