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Landlord Shot, Beaten During Robbery At Apartment Complex

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A landlord attempting to collect rent was shot and beaten during a robbery on Thursday night.

Police said the man went to an apartment complex in the 1300 block of Ireland Street to collect rent and check on the property. He was approached by a man with a gun, who demanded his money and told him to take off his shorts.

The landlord complied, but the robber still hit him over the head with a gun, and then shot him in the leg.

Two men rushed up and held the suspect on the ground until police arrived. Police arrested 41-year-old Mark Nelson and charged him with especially aggravated robbery.

The landlord was rushed to the hospital, but his condition was unknown.

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