Man Shot, Critically Injured In Antioch

Posted at 2:41 PM, Jan 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-20 19:26:34-05

A man was critically injured in a shooting in Antioch, allegedly by his girlfriend's roommate.

The shooting happened Saturday around 1 p.m. on Cedar Pointe Parkway.

A preliminary investigation showed the boyfriend and girlfriend were allegedly fighting when he reportedly began to assault her.

That's when, according to authorities, the roommate reportedly displaced a handgun and ordered the boyfriend to stop.

When the boyfriend then allegedly came toward the roommate, the roommate fired.

The boyfriend was hit and taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in critical condition.

Those involved in the shooting remained at the scene. Police said the investigation was ongoing.