Friday, April 21, 2017

Memphis security guard shoots shoplifter

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. April 21 2017— A shoplifting suspect is in the hospital after police said a security guard shot him.
Police were called to the Cash Saver on 4049 Elvis Presley Boulevard around 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
An investigation showed a security guard encountered a person that he accused of shoplifting and there was some sort of altercation between the two.
The security guard said the suspect tried to assault him which led to the guard firing a shot, which hit the suspect, police said.
Police said the suspect was taken to Regional Medical Center in noncritical condition.
Police have taken another an adult, a juvenile and the security guard in custody in the incident.

The investigation is ongoing as police examine the scene, watch security footage and talk to the several witnesses.

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