1 Shot During Attempted Robbery

Posted at 5:41 AM, Mar 03, 2016

One person was shot during an early morning attempted robbery at a south Nashville apartment complex.

The incident happened overnight Thursday at the Mallards Landings Apartments, not far from Apache Trail and Packard Drive.

Officials with Metro Nashville Police said a suspect tried to rob the victim in one of the breezeways.

Witnesses reported hearing at least three shots.

A suspect described as an African American male with a thin build was seen fleeing the area.

The victim was struck in the hand and taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information on this case should call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.