16-Year-Old Injured In Shooting

Posted at 7:13 PM, Nov 19, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-19 20:13:50-05

Police have been investigating a shooting that injured a 16-year-old in East Nashville.

Officials confirmed the 16-year-old male was injured and taken to the hospital. Authorities said his injuries were non-life threatening.

According to reports, the victim walked up to a man around 3:30 p.m. Thursday and said, "I've been shot!"

The 16-year-old told police he was walking on South 9th Street near the Kirkpatrick Elementary recreation center when a vehicle drove by and someone fired a shot.

The victim was not able to provide a description of the vehicle or suspect. No one has reported hearing any shots fired.

The shooting took place near Kirkpatrick Elementary, but officials said the school was not affected.

No further details were immediately available.