Police: Victims In 12th South Home Invasion Were Targeted

Posted at 6:22 AM, Jan 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-17 11:46:59-05

The victims of an early-morning home invasion in 12th South were targeted, investigators said. 

The incident was reported around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in an area near Elmoood Avenue.

Officials with Metro Nashville Police said the suspects got away with a large amount of cash. The male victim also reportedly has a history of drugs and money laundering. 

He was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police said they also questioned two women who were also in the home.

All three suspects were wearing black ski masks. 

Police said they have not ruled out drugs as a possible motive.