An investigation got underway Thursday night after a man was shot in Nashville while shielding his wife from gunfire.
The incident happened around 9:45 p.m. on Batavia Street.
Officials with Metro Nashville Police said the man and woman were outside of their home when they heard a gunshot.
Upon hearing it, the man shielded his wife and was struck in the leg.
He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
There was no description of the shooter. The investigation remained ongoing.