(WMC-TV) – Police are searching for a suspect after a 40-year-old Memphis man was gunned down in his own home in the 900 block of North Hollywood Street during an attempted burglary.
According to neighbors, the home was broken into twice Thursday.
Police say around 11:30 Thursday night, someone kicked in the couple's door. The suspect demanded money from the victim, who was inside with his wife.
When the man refused to give the intruder money, police say the suspect shot him twice in the chest. Officers say he died at the scene.
The man's wife was not injured.
If you can help police find the suspect, call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH or go to the Crime Stoppers website here: http://memphis.crimestoppersweb.com/.
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