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Man Struck By Bullet Fragment During Attempted Robbery

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A man was hit by a bullet fragment during an attempted robbery late Wednesday night in south Nashville.

Police said the 42-year-old victim was walking to his apartment along Murfreesboro Road just before 10 p.m. when he was approached by two men, one armed with a gun. They attempted to rob him, and the victim ran away.

The one with the gun opened fire, and the victim was nicked on the leg by a bullet fragment. Police said he did not need to be transported to the hospital.

The robbers fled in a green van that was last seen going east on Murfreesboro Road.

The investigation was ongoing.

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