2 Injured In Shooting At James Cayce Homes

Posted at 3:55 PM, Aug 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-28 17:53:37-04

A gunman has been on the run after a double shooting in East Nashville.

The incident happened around 3 a.m. Saturday at the James Cayce Homes.

According to reports, both victims were shot in the leg and were taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Authorities said one of the victims was in his mid-20’s and the other was in his 40’s.

Police said the older of the two may be a resident at the James Cayce Homes.

Officials added the shooting may be drug-related.

Detectives went to the hospital to talk to the victims.

The suspect was described as a man with short dreads wearing all black. He fled from the scene of the shooting on foot.

According to police, they’ve received a lot of conflicting information.

Anyone with details that could help has been asked to contact those at the Metro Nashville Police Department.