1 Injured In East Nashville Shooting

Posted at 1:58 PM, Mar 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-12 15:05:53-04

An 18-year-old was struck when shots were fired in an East Nashville neighborhood.

The incident was reported around 1 p.m. Monday on Straightway Avenue, not far from Gallatin Avenue.  

A Metro Nashville Police officer confirmed on scene that there was an exchange of gunfire between someone in a house and someone in the street.

The victim was in the house when he or she was shot. That person was taken to an area hospital with a leg wound.

Officers were working to determine what led up to the shooting.

A portion of the street was roped off with crime scene tape.