Uber Eats driver shoots would-be robbers; 1 critically injured

An IHOP restaurant in Memphis was the scene of a shooting involving an Uber Eats driver.

Credit: Scott Olson

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An IHOP restaurant in Memphis was the scene of a shooting involving an Uber Eats driver.

Credit: Scott Olson

Credit: Scott Olson

Tennessee police are investigating a shooting and attempted robbery that involved an Uber Eats driver in the Whitehaven neighborhood of Memphis.

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Police said three people attempted to rob the driver in the parking lot of an International House of Pancakes restaurant.

During the attempted robbery, the driver pulled out a gun and began shooting, police said.

One suspect was struck and was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, police said.