A man is in prison for allegedly shooting someone at a local hotel and endangering the lives of others.
On October 19, Memphis Police Department (MPD) officers responded to a shooting incident in the 2700 block of the Express Inn, S. Perkins.
During the patrol, officers received an update that the man responsible for the shooting was walking in the IHOP parking lot, according to the affidavit.
Police detained Vontre Hubbard as he was leaving the IHOP parking lot’s trash cans.
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Police found a man suffering from several gunshot wounds at the hotel, according to an affidavit.
He was rushed to Regional One in critical condition.
According to police, a hotel witness said he was in the lobby to renew a hotel room rental when he saw the suspect hanging out in the lobby.
A witness saw the suspect walking behind the victim, so he signaled that the suspect was behind him.
When the victim turned around, Hubbard began arguing with him before opening fire.
According to the affidavit, Hubbard continued firing while the other two were in line of fire.
Witnesses said they knew Hubbard at a local hotel and identified him as responsible for the shooting.
When the man in room 526 started shooting, the front desk manager told police that they were redecorating hotel rooms for two of the victims.
After the first round she hid behind the counter.
Police said the manager identified the suspect as Hubbard.
Investigators spoke with hotel management and watched security footage.
The video clearly showed Hubbard firing several shots in the lobby, hitting the victim, police said.
According to an affidavit, police recovered a Sig Saur P365 from a trash can in an IHOP parking lot.
Hubbard turned out to be a felon convicted by DeSoto County for selling cocaine. Records show he was sentenced to five years in February 2015.
He was also convicted of conspiracy to commit a residential robbery from November 2010 to five years in prison.
Hubbard is being charged with three counts of attempted first-degree murder, a felon convicted of possessing a handgun for a previous violent felony, and deploying a firearm during a dangerous felony, records state. shows.
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