TPD investigating Crime Scene on North Monroe

By: Eyewitness News; James Buechele Email
By: Eyewitness News; James Buechele Email
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UPDATE 10:45 p.m.
By: James Buechele

Officers were responding to a call of shots being fired behind the LaQuinta Inn on North Monroe Street in Tallahassee Wednesday.

Minutes later, police were called out to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital where a male arrived with a gunshot wound.

"We believe those calls are related," said TPD spokesperson Dave Northway. "We had officers respond to both locations and what, we, our initial investigation shows that we believe there was a robbery that had just occurred."

TPD says a second person was seen running from the original scene to the Super 8 Motel next door. That person is also being treated for minor injuries.

"In a case like that where you have actually three different locations that you have to cover it's very manpower intensive."

TPD has not released the names of the two men involved.


Update
By: James Buechele
August 27, 2014

TPD says there was an attempted robbery in the area with a gunshot wound.

The person with the gunshot wound drove themselves to Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare and is currently being treated.

Another person was taken to TMH with other injuries that have not been released at this time.

The shooting occurred around 3 o'clock at the La Quinta Inn off North Monroe Street.

Witnesses say they saw a man running through the woods across the road to the Super 8 Motel, next to the La Quinta Inn.

We will continue to update the story as more information becomes available.


By: Eyewitness News
August 27, 2014

TPD investigating crime scene at the La Quinta Inn and Super 8 Motel on the 2800 block of North Monroe.

We will update this story as we receive more information.


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