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Rash Of Overnight Violence In Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A rash of violence occurred in Nashville overnight Sunday after Metro police were called to five shootings and one stabbing in a span of six hours.

One of the shootings happened in East Nashville on South 8th Court just before 4 a.m. The victim told police he was approached by two men who fired shots. Officials said the victim was hit twice in each thigh and was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

In North Nashville, a man was shot on Old Matthews Road. The victim said he was approached by two men who shot him once in the stomach. The victim reportedly drove himself to Vanderbilt Medical Center and was in critical, but stable condition.

There was also a shooting on 12th Avenue South and Edgehill. The victim was transported to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg.

Police said there was also a shooting at Kroger on Mt. View Road. Two people were injured in that shooting. There was another shooting in north Nashville which involved one victim with minor injuries.

No one was seriously hurt in any of the shootings. Police said they don't think any of the crimes were connected.

No arrests have been made in any of these cases.

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