Man shot at Little Rock motel Tuesday morning

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Update:

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- A man who was shot early Tuesday morning at a Little Rock motel tells police he was meeting with a woman.

According to a Little Rock Police report, the shooting victim told officers that he met a woman named “Cookie” at America’s Best Value Inn & Suites at Scott Hamilton Drive.

The man told police he gave “Cookie” money and followed her upstairs to Room 249.

According to the shooting victim, two men he did not know were inside the room.

The victim told police he left the room after seeing the two men.

According to the victim, one of the men leaned over the balcony and shot at his car while he was inside it.

The victim said he then drove to the Exxon station next door to the motel and banged on the door and yelled for someone to call 911.

According to the report, the clerk inside the gas station called police and stayed on the phone following instructions until officers arrived.

Officers say when they arrived at the gas station, they pulled the victim out of the car and began helping him until MEMS arrived.

Little Rock Police are still investigating.

Original Story:

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- Little Rock Police are investigating after a man is injured in a shooting Tuesday morning at a Little Rock motel.

The shooting happened around 3:20 Tuesday morning at America’s Best Value Inn & Suites at Scott Hamilton Drive.

According to Little Rock Police Public Information Officer Eric Barnes, the victim went to an Exxon gas station next to the motel to call for help.

Officers say the man had apparently been shot in the chest.

Detectives and crime scene specialists are processing the scene and seeking a search warrant for a room at the motel, according to Barnes.

According to medical personnel, the victim is stable.

Barnes says at this time, detectives have not been able to interview the victim yet due to COVID-19 protocols.

This is a developing story.

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