Man Shot In Head In East Nashville

Posted at 7:06 AM, Jul 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-13 09:56:04-04

A man suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot in the head in east Nashville. 

The call came in shortly before 6 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Douglas Avenue and Montgomery Avenue.

Details of the shooting were not known.

Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department said a passerby found the victim along the side of the road and called 911. 

When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man with a gunshot wound to the head.

He was taken to an area hospital and is said to be in critical condition. His name was not known. 

Officers have set up a command in the area.

No additional information was known.  

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