Man Injured In Shooting Near North Nashville

Posted at 5:25 AM, Aug 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-26 07:41:17-04

A man has been injured in a shooting near north Nashville.

The incident happened around 4:30 a.m. Friday on 16th Avenue North.

Officials with Metro Nashville Police said a man in his 40s or 50s was shot in the lower part of his leg. He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with a non-life threatening injury.

The victim told police he did not know who shot him.

Crime scene tape has roped off a large portion of the street. Officers said multiple shell casings were found at the scene.

According to investigators, there are no witnesses at this time.

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