The Brentwood Police Department is investigating an attempted robbery and shooting at a Mapco convenience store.
Officers were called to the Mapco in the 100 block of Franklin Road at about 9 p.m. Sunday.
Brentwood police said a gunman tried to get money from the clerk and then shot the clerk in the torso.
The victim was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he was treated and released.
The suspect was wearing faded, torn jeans and a black hooded jacket over a white shirt.
Anyone with information was asked to contact Brentwood Police at (615)-371-0160.