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1 Injured In Joseph Avenue Shooting

Posted at 3:36 PM, Apr 15, 2017

One person was injured in a shooting on Joseph Avenue.

The incident happened in the 600 block of Joseph Avenue around 4:30 a.m. Saturday outside a complex where the victim lived.

Reports initially stated the gun used was believed to be a pellet gun; however, police said they were working to determine if it was a real gun.

The male victim was shot twice in the elbow and once in the knee.

He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Authorities said the suspect was a man believed to be in his 20’s with short dreads. He was accompanied by a female.

Anyone with information has been encouraged to call police.